Tides in some areas were the highest since a typhoon in 1961, NHK said, with flooding covering one runway at Kansai airport near Osaka, forcing the closure of the airport and leaving about 3,000 tourists stranded.
Airport officials began transferring the stranded passengers to nearby Kobe airport by high-speed boats on Wednesday morning, according toNHK.
An earlier series of typhoons that hit Japan in July cost the lives of more than 220 people.
Winds lashed buildings and whipped up the sea, yanking an 89-meter-long tanker, the Houunmaru, from its anchorage and ramming it into the bridge connecting Kansai Airport with the mainland.
The airport, which is built on an artificial island, had one of its runways flooded along with a terminal building.
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21 approached, railway operators and airlines canceled operations and flights in central and western areas of the country, while the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) urged people in the storm's path to remain vigilant against strong winds, high waves and torrential rain.
The typhoon caused serious damage to the airport, a major gateway for travelers arriving from Asian countries, and raised concerns about its impact on Japan's booming tourism industry.
Typhoon Jebi crashed into Japan at around midday on Tuesday with powerful winds and heavy rainfall. Japan's national broadcaster NHK said Thursday that the death toll had risen to 11, hundreds more injured.
Among those killed was a man in his 70s, apparently after he was blown to the ground from his apartment in Osaka prefecture. Up to 3,000 travelers still stuck inside the airport lined up in front of convenience stores to buy food before the supply dried up, according to media reports.
Evacuation advisories were issued for more than a million people at one point, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said.
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Typhoon Jebi, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years, made landfall in Tokushima Prefecture on Tuesday afternoon, the weather office said.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall in southern Tokushima Prefecture on September 4, prompting evacuation warnings for hundreds of thousands of residents in the Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku regions.
Winds up to 216 kilometers (135 miles) per hour tore off roofs, overturned trucks on bridges and swept a 2,500-ton tanker into a bridge leading to the airport, the region's main global gateway and a national transport hub.
USJ Co. said Wednesday it will keep Universal Studios Japan in Osaka closed for a second day, the first time the major tourist attraction has been closed for two consecutive days since it opened in 2001, as it needs to clean up and fix damage caused by strong winds.
Woods, Mickelson in US Ryder Cup team
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As these are $699 and $799 respectively, the prediction is that the iPhone 9 will be at least $750 and probably more. Like its iPhone lineup, Apple has given the 3.5mm headphone jack the boot from the tablet.
Heavy rain across Florida has tapered, but additional showers and storms are possible today, embedded in the onshore flow. The storm left many businesses on Florida's Gulf Coast feeling shortchanged by the holiday weekend.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to break his scoring duck for the club after the global break. We, the coaches make sure our defences are well prepared and no team will gift you anything. "Absolutely top.
Ayanna Pressley applauds in front of her supporters during primary day on September 4, 2018 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The 7th Congressional District is the only one in the state where minorities comprise a majority of the population.
Trump would probably argue that he's saying no indictments should be handed down this close to an election, regardless of party. The latest presidential criticism of Mr Sessions with just over two months to go before the midterm elections.
In the women's draw, Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova. The last Japanese woman to reach the final eight in a Grand Slam had been Shinobu Asagoe at the 2004 U.S.
Pressley is now poised to become the only black member of Massachusetts' mostly male congressional delegation. Representative Michael Capuano , who had not faced a primary challenge since he was first elected in 1998.
Kavanaugh sat silently and impassively for most of the day, occasionally sipping water and taking notes on senators' points. A judge refused to shake hands with a father whose daughter was killed in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida .
In the second quarter, AWS booked $6.1 billion in sales (up 49%), and generated an operating income of $1.64 billion (up 79%). A major contributor to the company's massive profits has been its cloud business, Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Former Arizona Senator Jon Kyl to replace John McCain
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China is not Africa’s new colonial power - Ramaphosa
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