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Sep 05, 2018
Japan's strongest typhoon in 25 years kills nine, injures over 150; thousands stranded at Osaka's Kansai International AirportTyphoon Jebi slammed into the west coast of Japan around noon on Tuesday, bringing maximum winds of 216 kilometres (135 miles) an hour and heavy rain. The powerful gusts ripped sheeting from rooftops, overturned trucks on bridges and swept a 2,591-ton tanker anchored in Osaka Bay into a bridge leading to Kansai International Airport.
Sep 04, 2018
Strongest typhoon in 25 years, Jebi hits western Japan; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urges people to 'evacuate early'The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall on Tuesday, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
Jul 28, 2018
Powerful typhoon Jongdari to hit Japan; government says evacuation measures, warnings in placeA powerful typhoon Jongdari hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's cross-hairs.
Jul 09, 2018
Japan floods: Toll rises to 100, over 60 still unaccounted for in worst-hit HiroshimaThe torrential rain in Japan has caused flash floods and landslides across central and western parts of the country.