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    TYPHOON NO. 19 HITS WESTERN PART OF JAPAN TODAY INCLUDING KYUSHU ISLAND. THE METROLOGICAL OBSERVATION?

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    TYPHOON NO. 19 HITS WESTERN PART OF JAPAN TODAY INCLUDING KYUSHU ISLAND. THE METROLOGICAL OBSERVATION OFFICER OF WESTERN DISTRICT EXPLAINS HOW TYPHOON NO. 19/IS/BIG AND MIGHT CAUSE A LOT OF DAMAGES BOTH MOUNTAIN AND LAND AREA AS IT RAINED MORE THAN 1,000 MM IN MIYAZAKI, EASTERN PART OF KYUSHU AREA.

    THIS IS TOKUYAMA PORT, YAMAGUCHI PREFECTURE, WESTERN TIP OF JAPAN'S MAINLAND WHERE THE NAMINOYAMA MARY, 2,730 TON DOMESTIC PASSENGER SHIP LOADING 679 PASSENGERS AND 47 CREWS IN SEEN. UNABLE TO ANCHOUR, THE SHIP IS I TROUBLE AND MORE THAN 47 METER WIND PER SECOND BLEW OVER THE SEA AND THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE-BRIGADE ARE STAND BY FOR ANY POSSIBLE RESCUE WORK IF THE SHIP TURNS OVER OR COLLIDES WITH THE ROCK OUTSIDE OF HARBOUR. (LOCAL TV REPORTER) NARRATES SITUATION.

    HUGE WAVES HIT THE PIER OF FUKUOKA HARBOUR AS IT BLEW MORE THAN 46 METER PER SECOND WIND. ALL THE OFFICES, SHOPS AND HOUSES WERE CLOSED AND NO GROUND TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE AS TORRENTIAL RAIN AND MORE THAN 46 METER PER SECOND WIND X BLEW NORTHERN PART OF KYUSHU ISLAND. THIS IS FUKUOKA CITY WHERE FEW PEOPLE ARE SEEN. ALL TRAIN SERVICE IN KYUSHU AREA AS WELL AS DOMESTIC AIR SERVICES WERE SUSPENDED DUE TO TYPHOON. IT IS REPORTED THAT 12 PEOPLE DIED AND 6 PEOPLE ARE MISSING DUE TO THIS TYPHOON IN KYUSHU ISLAND. 121 HOUSES WERE DESTROYED BY TYPHOON AND 2,500 TRAINS WERE SUSPENDED THROUGHOUT THE ISLAND. ON THE CONTRARY, EASTERN PART OF JAPAN IS FINE AND HOT AND RECORDED 38.8 CENTIGRADE. DUE TO FOHN PHENOMENON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGF63W61U089SXAD8ZHXRKQ3B
    Media URN:
    VLVADGF63W61U089SXAD8ZHXRKQ3B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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