PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of life Japan's Hagibis typhoon
Tokyo : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the death of people caused by super-typhoon Hagibis in Japan and applauded Tokyo's preparedness to tackle it with minimum damage.
According to news agency ANI, 14 people have been reported killed and 16 others were injured in typhoon-related incidents.
In his message, PM Modi wished for the speedy recovery of the losses. He wrote, "I offer condolences on behalf of all Indians on the loss of life caused by super-typhoon #Hagibis in Japan. I wish early recovery from the damage and devastation caused by this natural calamity."
" I am sure that the preparedness and resilience of the Japanese people and the leadership of my friend @AbeShinzo would be able to address the aftermath effectively and quickly. Japan’s preparedness against natural disasters is well appreciated."
" India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. Personnel of the Indian Navy, in Japan on a scheduled visit, will be happy to assist immediately."
India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. Personnel of the Indian Navy, in Japan on a scheduled visit, will be happy to assist immediately.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 13, 2019
The local news agencies reported that many rivers were found overflowing into the residential areas.
A total of six million people living in Japan's main Island of Honshu were advised to evacuate the area ahead of landfall.
The Japanese Metrological Agency (MGA) said that the typhoon made a landfall around 7AM (Local Time) on Saturday. Earlier on the day, Japan had also faced a tremor measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale.