Typhoon Hagibis

Tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers continue to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst Typhoons Hagibis to hit the country.

Public broadcaster NHK said at least 35 people were killed in towns in central and eastern Japan under water while another 15 missing and 186 injured.

NHK said typhoon paralyzed Tokyo and dumped record levels of rain around Japan also left about 100,000 homes without power.

Some of the worst damage hit the central Japanese city of Nagano where the Chikuma River inundated swaths of land and forced military helicopters to airlift people from homes.