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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Several dead and many more injured as Typhoon Neoguri strikes the Japanese mainland with torrential rain and heavy winds causing deadly floods and mudslides Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland on Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551017/flooding-havoc-typhoon-neoguri-batters-japanese-mainland
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bolsters defences for storms that would dwarf Hurricane Sandy

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... for damagethat would dwarf Sandy Tokyo, the world's most populated city, is building defences for a once-in-200-years flood that could dwarf the damage Hurricane Sandy wrought on the US east coast. ... won't be able to cope with floods." Japan plans to spend 1 trillion yen on nationwide disaster prevention, including strengthening levies, in the fiscal year that started on April 1, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1250805/tokyo-bolsters-defences-storms-would-dwarf-hurricane-sandy
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Halong blamed for 10 deaths and dozens of injuries in Japan

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... said. The outer bands of the storm were continuing to lash northern Japan with heavy rain as officials warned of landslides, floods and tornadoes. The agency downgraded the typhoon to a tropical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571531/typhoon-halong-blamed-10-deaths-and-dozens-injuries-japan
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... already been displaced. The archipelago has been battered in recent weeks by unusually heavy rain that has sparked a number of smaller landslides and several floods, some of which have claimed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577586/least-18-dead-japan-landslide
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people. Typhoon Neoguri left toppled trees, flooded cars and bent railings on the island chain, which experienced its ... as much as possible. The torrents of rainfall expected could trigger landslides and floods, and much of eastern Japan was at risk of experiencing lightning and tornadoes. On Okinawa, nearly 38,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan launches satellite to monitor damage from natural disasters

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:25am by AFP

    ... of the Earth's crust and the impact of floods and landslides, he said. The device uses a special radar to observe the planet's surface at night, during bad weather and even through vegetation. JAXA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519330/japan-launches-satellite-monitor-damage-natural-disasters
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China’s wily fake goods importers have Japanese officials on the run

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo China's wily makers of fakes swamping customs Japanese fashion brands and customs authorities are struggling to keep up with the rapidly changing techniques employed by manufacturers of fake goods, as record amounts flood in from China. Statistics released by Japan's customs show 28,135 fake items were seized at ports or airports last year, 5.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1487482/chinas-wily-fake-goods-importers-have-japanese-officials-run
  8. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... devastating blow: a tsunami that swamped the complex, flooding its electrical generators and putting its three reactors out of commission. The reactors were soon out of control, the plant effectively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1448550/book-review-fukushima-story-nuclear-disaster-david-lochbaum-edwin
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Three dead, hundreds injured as new storm batters Japan

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... and flooding some roads in downtown Tokyo yesterday, and television footage showed hundreds of passengers resting on benches and floors under blankets at the city's Haneda airport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1428628/japan-struggles-deadly-new-storm-follows-last-weeks-blizzard
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    4 tonnes of rainwater with radiation leaked at Japan's Fukushima plant

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and tsunami. Heavy rain during a recent typhoon flooded one of the tank holding areas where Tepco stores excess water flushed over damaged reactors to keep them cool, a spokesman said. After tests last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322443/4-tonnes-rainwater-radiation-leaked-japans-fukushima-plant

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