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Big waves go over breakwater near anchored fishing boats in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Powerful typhoon Man-yi was bearing down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday, leaving one dead and dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Powerful typhoon downgraded after lashing Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rain on parts of the country. Offiicals said […]

09/16/2013

Quake monitoring system allowed warning of today’s tremor

TOKYO (AP) – Residents of Japan had a warning, shortly before today’s strong quake that shook the northeastern part of the country. Public television broadcaster NHK broke off regular programming to warn that a strong quake was due to hit.

12/07/2012

Powerful typhoon lashes Okinawa

OKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon lashed the southern Japanese island of Okinawa and surrounding areas Sunday, injuring four people and cutting off power to about 57,000 households. Weather officials had warned that Typhoon Bolaven […]

08/26/2012

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