Typhoon Hagibis has left at least 35 dead and 17 missing in Japan as of Sunday, with the typhoon the largest the country has seen in decades. The storm has ravaged low-lying land in parts of Japan and caused flooding.

The typhoon has caused record-breaking rains, with some parts of Japan receiving a third of their average annual rainfall in a matter of hours as the storm hit. Troops and rescue crews have been deployed in order to save people in the aftermath of the storm as houses became buried by dirt from landslides.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered "condolences for the people killed in the disaster and my sincere sympathy for the people affected by this disaster."

One woman in her 70's died while being transported on a rescue helicopter in central Japan, falling over 100 feet. Authorities said she was not strapped in properly in the aircraft.

Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said that the storm has "caused damage far and wide in eastern Japan" and that 376,000 homes were without electricity. Suga also added that at least 14,000 Japanese lack running water.

Hagibis means "speed" in Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines. The storm was formed on Oct. 4 and started to hit Japan on Saturday.

Hagibis is the deadliest typhoon the country has faced since Typhoon Ida in 1958, which killed more than 1,200 people.