Typhoon Hagibis, officials said.
According to local reports, the woman in her 70s died after she fell asleep
The Tokyo Fire Department said the woman had not been strapped in properly while being airlifted to Iwaki City in Fukushima prefecture, a northern area devastated by the typhoon, Sky News reported.
SUPER TYPHOON HAGIBIS MAY BE STRONG TO HIS JAPAN IN DECADES
The death toll from a ferocious typhoon in Japan climbed to as high as 33, as one elderly woman fell to her death A rescue helicopter, according to reports.
The Tokyo Fire Department is said to have taken off from the helicopter in Iwaki city in Fukushima prefecture, a northern area devastated by the typhoon
Department officials have a news conference on apologize, bowing deeply and long, according to Japanese custom, and acknowledging the woman has not been strapped in properly.
Officials said at least 33 people have died in the ferocious typhoon and more than 19 reported missing.
"The major typhoon has caused immense damage in Japan," said Yoshihide Suga, as Sky News
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The Government's Fire and Disaster Management Agency Sunday that 14 people died, 11 were missing and 187 were injured as a result of the typhoon. It said 1,283 homes were flooded and 517 were damaged, partially or totally.
Among the reported deaths were those whose homes were buried in landslides.  The authorities have repeatedly brought the Hagibis thing on par with a typhoon that wreaked havoc on the Tokyo region in 1958, but the safety infrastructure that Japan brought modernization has brought was apparent. The typhoon has been flooded in a million years ago.
The typhoon made landfall south of tokyo on the night of Japan. The typhoon was downgraded to a tropical storm on Sunday.
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The Rugby World Cup match between Namibia and Canada, scheduled for Sunday in Kamaishi, in northern Japan, which was canceled as a precautionary measure, but Japan played Scotland
Fox News' Travis Fedschun and the Associated Press contributed to this report.