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Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan: NHK

10 October, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) — The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit by a powerful typhoon. Landslides ripped through waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures, in eastern and northeastern … Read More


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Japan typhoon death toll rises to 58 as hopes for missing fade

10 October, 2019 9:52 am 9:52 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 58 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing and as thousands of homes remained without power or water. The storm hit a wide swathe of central and eastern … Read More


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Japan begins clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead

10 October, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

TOKYO (Web Desk) – Japan began clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead as rescue efforts underway and power being restored after powerful typhoon swamps Nagano, the gateway to the Japanese Alps. According to the international media, Typhoon Hagibis Tagalog left the capital, Tokyo, relatively unscathed, but caused serious damage to surrounding regions, as rivers … Read More


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Japan sends in thousands of troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo

10 October, 2019 11:35 am 11:35 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 18 people and briefly paralysed Tokyo. There were also 13 people missing, public broadcaster NHK said, as … Read More


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Four killed, 17 missing as fierce typhoon batters Tokyo

10 October, 2019 5:45 am 5:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it plowed up the northeastern coast. Authorities lifted rain and flood warnings for the Kanto region around a becalmed Tokyo before dawn but … Read More


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One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches, over a million advised to evacua...

10 October, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One man died and more than a million in Japan were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A man in his forties was killed in an overturned car early on Saturday in … Read More


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Japan advises hundreds of thousands to evacuate as powerful typhoon approac...

10 October, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A number of municipal governments issued evacuation advisories to areas particularly at risk, … Read More


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Rugby World Cup: England v France, All Blacks v Italy cancelled due to typh...

10 October, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Rugby World Cup organisers have cancelled Saturday’s game between England and France as well as New Zealand’s match against Italy due to the risk from Typhoon Hagibis, while Sunday’s key game between hosts Japan and Scotland remains in doubt. The sport’s governing body World Rugby and tournament officials said at a news … Read More


Powerful typhoon Faxai devastates city Chiba near Tokyo

09 September, 2019 4:03 am 4:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons finally struck just east of Tokyo on Monday, bringing record-breaking winds, stinging rain and sending some rivers close to the top of their banks. More than 100 flights were cancelled and scores of train lines were stopped, snarling the morning commute for millions in the greater Tokyo … Read More


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Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28

08 August, 2019 11:11 am 11:11 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 28 on Sunday, with 20 people missing, state media reported, after torrential rains forced more than one million people to evacuate and triggered a landslide. Typhoon Lekima made landfall early on Saturday in the eastern province of Zhejiang with winds … Read More


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Muree’s Patriata chair lifts completely restored

06 June, 2019 2:09 pm 2:09 pm

MURREE (92 News) – The trapped people, who got stuck after a fault in chair lift due to a typhoon in Muree, were rescued after an eight-hour-long operation. It is pertinent to mention here that over 70 tourists were trapped when a cable car stopped midway in Patriata, Murree. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations … Read More


Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

10 October, 2018 9:59 am 9:59 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon brought down trees onto railroad tracks and kicked up debris across Tokyo as it brushed past the Japanese capital early on Monday, killing two people and stranding thousands as train lines were closed or severely delayed. Typhoon Trami made landfall in western Japan on Sunday evening and threatened heavy … Read More


Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan, charts course for main island

09 September, 2018 10:24 am 10:24 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and high winds as it approached southern Japan on Saturday, leading to flight cancellations and power outages in several cities. Typhoon Trami, rated category 2 by Tropical Storm Risk, with category 5 the highest, is the latest storm to threaten Japan in a year of grim … Read More


Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move stranded passengers from airport

09 September, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon killed 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats from a flooded airport, the government said on Wednesday, as more than a million homes were without power. Jebi, or “swallow” in Korean, was briefly a super typhoon and is … Read More


Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

09 September, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan issued evacuation advisories for almost 300,000 people and cancelled hundreds of flights in the face of strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi roared north and was set to make landfall later on Tuesday. Jebi – whose name means “swallow” in Korean – is the latest harsh weather to hit … Read More