Bhubaneswar: As typhoon Hagibis hit Japan, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has empathised and prayed for the people of the country by tweeting.
As Japan braces for #TyphoonHagibis, we empathise & pray for lakhs of people in path of the storm. #Odisha stands in solidarity with @JapanGov as they undertake evacuations & prepare to weather the storm. Every life is precious, which’s why we must all come together #PrayForJapan
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 12, 2019
Patnaik today expressed his solidarity with Japan which is bracing for super typhoon Hagibis, considered one of the most powerful storms in the Pacific this season.
Notably, the storm is already battering Chiba prefecture where violent gusts have torn roofs off homes and left some residents with injuries, reports public broadcaster NHK. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) officials have classified typhoon Hagibis as “very strong”.