Earlier, it was reported that over 60 people were killed and 15 remained unaccounted for, while 212 have been injured.
Japan’s NHK broadcaster said in the early hours of Wednesday that at least 74 people have been confirmed dead. None of the missing have been located and emergency crews continue their search.
Typhoon Hagibis has brought heavy rains and winds to Japan, leading to over 100 landslides across the country. Thousands of homes remain submerged in water and with no electricity.