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Deadly Typhoon Bears Down on Northeastern Japan

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 3:22 am (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Roke is on course to reach northeastern Japan Wednesday, threatening to add to the destruction caused by the natural disasters that struck the region in March. The Japanese Meteorological Agency says Roke made landfall in central Japan and is moving toward the northeast coast with maximum winds well over 100 kilometers an hour. The […]

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Storm Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Missing in Japan

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:26 pm (UTC-5)
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At least one person was killed and two others were left missing in Japan Tuesday as Typhoon Roke brought heavy rain and wind to the central and western parts of the country. A man in Nagoya city on Honshu island fell to his death from the roof of a building. Authorities advised about 1 million […]

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Typhoon Poised to Strike Japan

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 1:56 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents of central and western Japan are bracing for Typhoon Roke, which is expected to make landfall in the region Wednesday. The Japanese Meteorological Agency says Roke is carrying maximum wind speeds of 144 kilometers per hour. Authorities have urged about 400,000 residents in the central city of Nagoya to evacuate their homes, fearing nearby […]

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Japan Braces for Typhoon Roke

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:41 am (UTC-5)
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About 400,000 residents in the central Japanese city of Nagoya have been advised to evacuate their homes due to the threat of flooding posed by powerful Typhoon Roke. The Japanese Meteorological Agency says Roke is carrying maximum wind speeds of 144 kilometers per hour and following a path over parts of southwestern and central Japan […]

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Typhoon Talas Death Toll Rises

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese officials said Sunday the death toll from Typhoon Talas has risen to at least 13 people. Authorities say about 43 people are missing. Talas made landfall Saturday on the island of Shikoku, slowly moving north to Honshu island. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Sunday Talas is moving into the Sea of Japan. The agency […]

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Typhoon Talas Hits Western Japan

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese officials say Typhoon Talas has slammed into western Japan, bringing heavy rains and fierce winds. Authorities say at least one person has died and five others are missing from the effects of the storm. Officials say more than a dozen people have been injured. Talas made landfall Saturday on the island of Shikoku and […]

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Typhoon Talas Makes Landfall in Japan

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Japanese officials say slow-moving Typhoon Talas has made landfall on the island of Shikoku, dumping heavy rains across a wide swath of the country. Authorities say at least one person has died and three others are missing in Talas’ aftermath. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a warning that the heavy rains and strong winds […]

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Typhoon Batters East Coast, Misses Shanghai

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Typhoon Muifa battered the Chinese eastern port city of Qingdao Sunday with high waters and heavy surf. The typhoon weakened as it approached China’s coast avoiding a direct-hit on Shanghai and heading north toward Shandong province. But the winds and rain caused power outages in some parts of the city and forced more than 200 […]

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Typhoon Misses Shanghai, Moves Up China Coast

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Heavy surf and torrential rains battered eastern China Sunday, as Typhoon Muifa, with wind gusts of up to 178 kilometers per hour, made its way offshore up the coast. The typhoon was originally expected to make landfall near Shanghai late Saturday. But China’s Central Meteorological Administration now says Muifa changed course and is moving northward […]

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China Braces for Typhoon Muifa

Posted August 6th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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China said Saturday hundreds of thousands of coastal residents have been evacuated in eastern Zhejiang and Fujian provinces as Typhoon Muifa approaches, but the storm will likely miss the commercial capital Shanghai. The typhoon, packing winds of up to 162 kilometers per hour, was originally expected to make landfall near Shanghai. But China’s Central Meteorological […]

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