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16 Oct 2013 15:24 GMT
Rescue workers recover the body of a victim from a site that was damaged by a landslide caused by Typhoon Wipha in Izu Oshima island, south of Tokyo.
Typhoon Wipha triggered landslides and caused multiple deaths on the Japanese island, before sweeping up the country\(***)s east coast, grounding hundreds of flights and paralyzing public transportation in Tokyo during Wednesday morning\(***)s rush hour.
AP Photo/Kyodo News
Typhoon Wipha pummelled the Tokyo region on Wednesday, leaving piles of wreckage on one small island but largely sparing the capital.
A man, bottom left, stands by the rubble of houses in Oshima totally shattered by landslides.
Houses in a residential area in Oshima are covered by debris of mudslides after a powerful typhoon hit Izu Oshima island, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) south of Tokyo Wednesday morning, Oct. 16, 2013.
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