TOKYO (Reuters) - The death toll from Japan's Typhoon Hagybis on Saturday rose to at least 18, amid reports of dozens of missing and more than 100 injured, Japanese television reported Sunday.

The agency "Kyodo" earlier in the day that the number of missing at least 16 people, while 125 others were injured by the typhoon.

In turn, the TBS television channel reported the loss of 22 people and the injury of about 150 others.

The "Hagebes" Saturday evening hit the main island of Honshu in Japan, and the Izu Peninsula, west of the capital Tokyo, accompanied by floods, strong winds and landslides.

Tokyo's wind speed was 41.5 meters per second, enough to overturn a truck, not to mention uprooting trees and electric poles.

About half a million homes in the Tokyo area were without power on Saturday, and about 14,000 homes were cut off.

The typhoon paralyzed transport in the greater Tokyo area over the weekend, air and sea flights were canceled and subway systems suspended.

About 20 typhoons strike Japan every year. Before Hagibis, Vaxay killed at least two people in early September and caused severe damage in Chiba, east of Tokyo.

Source: Agencies

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