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Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm  brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway
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Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway

Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall on Tokyo

Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media
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Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media

A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over Tokyo.

Two dead as heavy rains pound southwest Japan; 6,70,000 ordered to evacuate in wake of flood, landslide warnings
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Two dead as heavy rains pound southwest Japan; 6,70,000 ordered to evacuate in wake of flood, landslide warnings

Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings, and orders for 6,70,000 people to seek safety.

Volcano near Tokyo erupts for the first time in four years; national meteorological agency raises alert level to three out of five
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Volcano near Tokyo erupts for the first time in four years; national meteorological agency raises alert level to three out of five

A volcano near Tokyo has erupted for the first time in four years, throwing ash and smoke nearly two kilometres into the sky and sparking warnings not to approach the mountain.

Typhoon Cimaron to hit western Japan on Thursday; forecasters warn of heavy rains, landslides
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Typhoon Cimaron to hit western Japan on Thursday; forecasters warn of heavy rains, landslides

The strong typhoon Cimaron will hit Japan on Thursday and is likely to create flooding of rivers and landslides. Authorities have warned the residents to keep vigil

Powerful typhoon Jongdari to hit Japan; government says evacuation measures, warnings in place
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Powerful typhoon Jongdari to hit Japan; government says evacuation measures, warnings in place

A powerful typhoon Jongdari hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's cross-hairs.

Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for
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Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100

Japan earthquake: Toll rises to four after 81-year-old woman found dead in Takatsuki; flight, train services hit in Osaka
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Japan earthquake: Toll rises to four after 81-year-old woman found dead in Takatsuki; flight, train services hit in Osaka

Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris on Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka killing four people.

9-year-old girl among three dead in Japan after earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hits Osaka; no tsunami warning issued
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9-year-old girl among three dead in Japan after earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hits Osaka; no tsunami warning issued

At least three people were killed in Japan after a strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka today, setting off building fires, and cracked roads and water pipes.

Earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan’s Nagano; no casualties or loss of property reported yet
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Earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan’s Nagano; no casualties or loss of property reported yet

An earthquake measuring 5.1-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan's Nagano on Saturday

Earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan's Honshu island; three injured
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Earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale hits Japan's Honshu island; three injured

A quake hit western Japan on Monday, leaving three people with minor injuries and damaging buildings and roads, local media reported

Typhoon Lan hits Japan: Category 4 storm forces thousands to evacuate; over 300 flights cancelled on election day
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Typhoon Lan hits Japan: Category 4 storm forces thousands to evacuate; over 300 flights cancelled on election day

Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared toward the coast

Japan: Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits Honshu island; no casualties reported yet
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Japan: Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits Honshu island; no casualties reported yet

A strong magnitude 6.1 quake hit off the east coast of Japan on Wednesday but authorities did not issue a tsunami warning

Japan: Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 rattles Bonin island, no causalities reported yet
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Japan: Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 rattles Bonin island, no causalities reported yet

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off Japan's Bonin Islands on Thursday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said.

Japan floods: Death toll rises to 20 as search operations hit, weather agency forecasts more rainfall
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Japan floods: Death toll rises to 20 as search operations hit, weather agency forecasts more rainfall

Swathes of Kyushu have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept away roads, houses and schools

Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides expected to continue in Kyushu
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Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides expected to continue in Kyushu

Swathes of Kyushu — the southernmost of Japan's four main islands — have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept away roads, houses and schools.

Japan launches new satellite to improve communications and GPS accuracy
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Japan launches new satellite to improve communications and GPS accuracy

Japan launched the latest version of the H-IIA rocket with the Michibiki 2 communications satellite on board from the Tanegashima Island space centre.

Typhoon Lionrock floods northern Japan, at least 11 dead
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Typhoon Lionrock floods northern Japan, at least 11 dead

At least 11 people, including nine elderly people at a nursing home, were found dead today in Japan as heavy overnight rain from Typhoon Lionrock left towns flooded across the country's north.

Nine dead as typhoon hits northern Japan
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Nine dead as typhoon hits northern Japan

Typhoon Lionrock slammed into northern Japan on Tuesday evening, hitting an area still recovering from the 2011 tsunami.

Japan hit by earthquake for the second consecutive day but no damage reported
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Japan hit by earthquake for the second consecutive day but no damage reported

Japan was hit by a strong earthquake for the second straight day on Saturday, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, officials said