At least 14 people died on Wednesday when Typhoon Wipha pummeled the Tokyo area.
A local government official in Oshima, a small island 120 km (75 miles) south of Tokyo, said that 13 people died after heavy rain triggered flooding and landslides that blocked roads and crushed houses.Rescuers were unable to reach about 50 people in the area hit by landslides.
One other person was confirmed dead after being rescued from a river in Machida, western Tokyo.
At the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, operators pumped out rain water from around storage tanks holding contaminated water.
“It is the strongest typhoon in 10 years to pass the Kanto [Tokyo area] region,” Hiroyuki Uchida, the Japan Meteorological Agency’s chief forecaster, told journalists
Hundreds of flights were also canceled.