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M6.1 Quake Strikes Off Central Japan, Jolts Fukushima, Ibaraki

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KYODO NEWS
 
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 struck off the coast of central Japan on Monday, although tremors were felt strongest in the eastern prefectures of Fukushima and Ibaraki, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The quake occurred around 5:09 p.m., measuring 4 on Japan...

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Japan Cleans Up After Typhoon Nanmadol Leaves 4 Dead

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DW
 
Typhoon Nanmadol has moved out into the Pacific Ocean after battering Japan, killing four people, injuring over 100, and leaving thousands of homes without power.
Japanese authorities confirmed the deaths of two people on Tuesday, with two others said to have been found "without vital signs"...

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Severe Tropical Storm Nanmadol Moving North After Ripping Through Kyushu

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NHK
 
Severe Tropical Storm Nanmadol is making its way up western Japan, bringing violent winds to almost all of Kyushu and parts of the nearby Chugoku and Shikoku regions.
The Meteorological Agency says that as of 10 a.m. on Monday, Nanmadol was located near the city of Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Pr...

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Japan Tsunami Alert Passes After 6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Off Taiwan

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THE NATIONAL NEWS
 
A tsunami alert in Japan has been called off after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake off the south-eastern coast of Taiwan on Sunday, officials said.
The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at 2.44pm local time (11.44am UAE) about 50 kilometres north of the south-eastern city of ...

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Typhoon Muifa Moving Near Japan's Okinawa Islands

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NHK
 
Weather officials in Japan say a powerful typhoon is approaching Okinawa. They warn Typhoon Muifa could bring strong winds and rough seas to some areas.
The Meteorological Agency says Muifa is moving northwest over waters south of Ishigaki Island in Okinawa on Sunday afternoon, Japan time.
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Typhoon Hinnamnor To Approach Kyushu

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NHK
 
Japan's Meteorological Agency says large and powerful Typhoon Hinnamnor is heading north off Kume Island in Okinawa Prefecture. The prefecture is believed to be out of the storm zone.
The typhoon is forecast to develop and change its course eastward to approach Kyushu on Tuesday.
Moist air ...

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Typhoon Hinnamnor Forecast To Re-Approach Okinawa On Sunday

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NHK
 
Typhoon Hinnamnor is expected to re-approach Japan's southern prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday.
The Japan Meteorological Agency says that as of 3 a.m. on Friday, the "very strong" typhoon was almost stationary over waters about 390 kilometers south of Okinawa's Miyakojima Island.
Hinnamnor w...

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Super Typhoon Near Japan's Okinawa Is Year's Strongest Storm

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BUSINESS STANDARD
 
 Super typhoon Hinnamnor, currently several hundred kilometers to the east of Okinawa, is expected to skirt the Japanese islands this weekend, according to a forecast from Japan Meteorological Agency
The strongest global storm of 2022 is barreling toward the East China Sea, th...

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Tropical Storm Meari Hammers Japan With Heavy Rainfall, Wind

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THE WASHINGTON POST
 
Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan’s main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warned Meari was on course to make landfall by about noon, bringing su...

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Tropical Storm Expected To Bring Heavy Rain To Eastern Japan

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NHK
 
Japanese weather officials say Tropical Storm Meari formed south of the country's main island of Honshu early Friday morning.
Meteorological agency officials say the storm may approach eastern Japan on Saturday, bringing intense rain to areas along the Pacific Ocean and elsewhere.
The offic...

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