Typhoon No. 19

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    Typhoon No. 19

    台風19号


    A super large typhoon, Typhoon No. 19, hit Japan from October 12th to 13th.
    10月12日から13日にかけて、超大型の台風19号が日本を直撃しました。

    The typhoon, which is also called as “Hagibis,” belongs to Category five in hurricane indicators.
    「ハギビス」とも呼ばれる台風19号は、ハリケーンに使用されるカテゴリーの最大レベル5に匹敵します。

    There were various damages caused by this typhoon — especially the damage of river break and river flooding seems to be severe.
    この台風による被害はさまざま出ていますが、特に豪雨による河川の決壊は氾濫の被害が大きいようです。

    At present, it has been confirmed that 21 rivers broke, and 142 rivers are flooded.
    現時点で、決壊は21河川、氾濫は142河川で確認されています。

    In addition, 30 people died and 15people were missing.
    また、死者数は30人、行方不明者数は15人となっています。

    Rescue and recovery efforts are still being carried out in various places.
    現在も各地で救助・復旧作業が行われています。

    It is my sincere wish that the damage will not be magnified any more.
    これ以上被害が大きくならないことを切に願います。

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