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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan Deploys 110,000 Rescuers After Worst Storm In Decades

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BBC
 
More than 110,000 people are taking part in search and rescue operations after Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan on Saturday.
The typhoon - the worst storm to hit the country in decades - has left at least 40 dead, with 16 missing.
Typhoon Hagibis also caused the cancellation of three Rugby Worl...

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Typhoon Faxai: Storm Makes Landfall In Japan

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BBC
 
Typhoon Faxai has made landfall near the Japanese capital bringing heavy rain and winds of up 210km/h (130mph).
Hundreds of thousands in the greater Tokyo area have been advised to evacuate as forecasters warned the rain and wind could break records.
The storm has affected transport with ab...

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Two Dead As Japan Orders 670,000 To Flee Heavy Rains

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CHANNEL NEWS ASIA
 
TOKYO: Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday (Aug 28) as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings, and orders for 670,000 people to seek safety.
Nearly a million more people were advised to leave their homes after the country's weather ...

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Krosa: One Dead, 49 Injured As Tropical Storm Hits Japan

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BBC
 
At least one person has died and 49 have been injured after a tropical storm barrelled through parts of Japan, state broadcaster NHK reported.
Storm Krosa made landfall near Hiroshima in southern Japan on Thursday and is now moving north, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency.
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Powerful Typhoon To Hit Western Japan, Could Disrupt Holiday Traffic

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KYODO NEWS
 
Powerful Typhoon Krosa is set to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, with the national weather agency warning of potential record rainfall, mudslides and floods across a wide area of the country's Pacific coast.
Airlines and railway operators canceled or reduced services in r...

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Volcanic Island off Japan May Hold Key to Coral Survival

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JAPAN TODAY
 
ABOARD THE SCHOONER TARA
The key to the survival of the world's threatened coral reefs may lie in the waters surrounding a small volcanic island off the coast of Japan, scientists say.
The seabed of Shikine island is a "living laboratory" for researchers aboard the schooner Tara, a ...

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No Electricity Required For This Elegant Natural Humidifier From Japan

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ROCKET NEWS
 
It’s simple, eco-friendly and takes its cues from nature when keeping your house from getting too dry.
In the dry months of winter or in places that don’t have much humidity, it’s probably a good idea to invest in a humidifier. Without one, people can suffer from symptoms such as ch...

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Radiation Fears as Report Shows Fukushima Fir Trees to be Growing Strangely

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ROCKET NEWS
Following the events of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and the subsequent meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant complex, radiologists in Japan have been closely observing the area for potential changes. A new report by the National Institute of Radiological Sc...

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