Watch: Japan typhoon kills 10, boats move stranded passengers from airport

Jebi was briefly classified as a 'super typhoon'

A powerful typhoon killed at least 10 people in western Japan, the government said on Wednesday, as some 3,000 stranded passengers started evacuating a flooded airport by boat. 

The storm, named Jebi, was briefly classified as a super typhoon.

Japan's most powerful typhoon in 25 years hit the country's west coast on Tuesday.

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