In pictures: Strongest typhoon Jebi hits Japan

Typhoon Jebi, with winds of up to 216 kilometres (135 miles) per hour, swept a tanker anchored in Osaka Bay into a bridge and partially flooded Kansai International Airport on an island in the bay. More than 1.2 million people had been advised to leave their homes as Jebi approached the Kansai area - Japan's industrial heartland. Around 16,000 people spent the night in shelters.
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Damaged traffic boards and telecommunication relay poles are seen after they were brought down by strong winds caused by typhoon Jebi in Osaka on September 4, 2018. The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall on September 4, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
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People walk against strong winds in Nagoya on September 4, 2018, as Typhoon Jebi made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan.
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An aerial view from a Jiji Press helicopter shows a ship that collided with a breakwater due to strong winds caused by typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture on September 5, 2018. The toll in the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in a quarter century rose on September 5 to nine, with thousands stranded at a major airport because of storm damage.
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An aerial view from a Jiji Press helicopter shows vehicles piled in a heap due to strong winds in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture on September 5, 2018, after typhoon Jebi hit the west coast of Japan.
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Passengers stranded overnight at the Kansai International Airport due to typhoon Jebi arrive at the Kobe port by boat on September 5, 2018.
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Damage from fallen panels due to weather patterns from Typhoon Jebi are seen on a street in Osaka on September 4, 2018, as the typhoon made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan.
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Damage from loose construction scaffolding due to weather patterns from Typhoon Jebi is seen in Osaka on September 4, 2018, as the typhoon made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan.
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Local government wokers remove a fallen tree along a sidewalk in Nagoya on September 4, 2018, as Typhoon Jebi made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan.