Agricultural damage from typhoon Vongfong reaches 865 million yen

October 15, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

On October 14, the Okinawa Prefectural Government announced that the damages to the agricultural and fishery industries from typhoon No.19 Vongfong reached 864,840,000 yen. Twenty-six people were injured, including three serious cases.

There were ten residential damages such as flood above and below floor level, and three nonresidential damages, including warehouse collapses. Landslides occurred in 12 locations, leading to 11 roads being blocked, mostly in the northern area of Okinawa’s main island.

(English translation by T&CT)

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