Vegetable and vegetable market for waste of large amounts of vegetables due to submergence Reopening on the 18th Saitama Oct 17 11:22

The fruit and vegetable market in Saitama City, which was severely damaged by Typhoon No. 19, was almost completed for recovery and is expected to resume operations on the 18th.

The Urawa Chuo Fruit and Vegetable Market in Sakura-ku, Saitama City was flooded with the tributaries of the Arakawa River that flowed nearby due to the influence of Typhoon No. 19, and was deeply damaged by being flooded to a height of about 50 centimeters.

In the market, as a result of abandoning a large amount of vegetables in the muddy water and cleaning the muddy ground, and proceeding with the restoration work, according to the people concerned, it is operating as usual from the morning of 18th for the first time in 6 days. Is that it is now expected to resume.

On the 17th, about 20 employees from the morning removed the sand on the site and carried out wooden pallets carrying cardboard boxes and vegetables that could no longer be used by using water.

Mr. Hirosuke Izawa, Director of Urawa Chuo Vegetables and Vegetables Market, “I was very regretted to throw away the vegetables that were in the water, considering the producers. I want to prepare for it too. "