Abe visits typhoon-hit areas; Japan may postpone new emperor’s parade

Men crash the glass as they clean debris in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government is considering postponing a celebratory parade after Emperor Naruhito’s formal enthronement ceremony next week due to damage from Typhoon Hagibis, national broadcaster NHK said on Thursday. Other events connected with the Oct. 22 enthronement are still proceeding as planned, it added. At least 77 have died in the storm, […]

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