Military called in amid race to restore power and public transport following flooding rains

Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force following Typhoon Hagibis, which drenched Tokyo and surrounding areas and left at least seven dead and 15 missing.

Public broadcaster NHK gave a higher toll than the government, reporting at least 10 dead and 16 missing plus 128 injured a day after Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo and moved northward.

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