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'Japan Typhoon' - 16 News Result(s)

  • Japan medics bring high-tech fixes to Philippines typhoon

    Japan medics bring high-tech fixes to Philippines typhoon

    Japanese medics working to help victims of the Philippines typhoon have deployed wireless mobile X-ray kits using tablet computers, a world first in a disaster zone, a team spokesman said Saturday.

  • US deploys 1,000 Marines to storm-ravaged Philippines

    US deploys 1,000 Marines to storm-ravaged Philippines

    The US military said Thursday it was deploying 1,000 Marines to support emergency relief operations in the Philippines following Super Typhoon Haiyan.

  • Japan typhoon death toll rises to 29

    Japan typhoon death toll rises to 29

    The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island rose to 29 on Saturday, as officials advised residents to take shelter in anticipation of more heavy rain.

  • Japan rescuers search mudslide for typhoon survivors

    Japan rescuers search mudslide for typhoon survivors

    Rescuers in Japan picked through mud and splintered houses Thursday after a typhoon that killed at least 19 people, as hopes faded for dozens not seen since a landslide engulfed their homes.

  • Typhoon, mudslides kill 17 in Japan; 50 missing

    Typhoon, mudslides kill 17 in Japan; 50 missing

    A typhoon caused deadly mudslides that buried people and destroyed homes on a Japanese island Wednesday before sweeping up the Pacific coast, grounding hundreds of flights and disrupting Tokyo's transportation during the morning rush. At least 17 dea...

  • Typhoon hits Japan coast, at least 13 people killed: officials

    Typhoon hits Japan coast, at least 13 people killed: officials

    At least 13 people are known to have died after a powerful typhoon lashed Japan's Pacific coast, police said today, warning that the death toll was likely to rise.

  • Four killed as typhoon sideswipes Tokyo, moves up Japan coast

    Four killed as typhoon sideswipes Tokyo, moves up Japan coast

    Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights cancelled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummelled Tokyo today, although the Japanese capital escaped major damage.

  • Once in a decade typhoon heads for Japan nuclear plant

    Once in a decade typhoon heads for Japan nuclear plant

    A typhoon, described as the "strongest in 10 years," was closing in on Japan on Tuesday, on a path that will take it towards the precarious Fukushima nuclear power plant.

  • China issues highest alert for Typhoon Fitow

    China issues highest alert for Typhoon Fitow

    China evacuated hundreds of thousands of people and issued its highest alert on Sunday as Typhoon Fitow barrelled towards the east coast, weather authorities said.

  • Typhoon hits Japan as Fukushima operator releases water into sea

    Typhoon hits Japan as Fukushima operator releases water into sea

    Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan today, leaving two people dead and forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean.

  • Powerful typhoon lashes Japan, thousands evacuate

    A powerful typhoon was bearing down Japan, dumping torrential rains and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.

  • Storm speeds out of Japan after injuring dozens

    Storm speeds out of Japan after injuring dozens

    A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic to the south and west of the capital.

  • Japan on alert as typhoons loom

    Japan on alert as typhoons loom

    A very strong typhoon was near Taiwan, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the southern Japanese island of Ishigaki as of 2:00 pm (0500 GMT), packing winds of 180 kilometres (110 miles) per hour near its centre, the weather agency said.

  • Powerful typhoon on course to hit Japan's Okinawa

    Powerful typhoon on course to hit Japan's Okinawa

    A powerful typhoon packing winds of up to 270 kilometres (170 miles) per hour was churning towards Okinawa in southern Japan on Saturday, grounding nearly 80 flights, officials said. Typhoon Sanba, located in the Pacific about 310 kilometres south of...

  • Typhoon dumps record rain on Japan, killing 25

    Typhoon dumps record rain on Japan, killing 25

    Rescuers in Japan dug through mud-caked debris and searched the banks of swollen rivers Monday for those missing in a powerful typhoon that left at least 25 people dead, the latest disaster for a country still recovering from a calamitous tsunami six...

  • Typhoon threatens Japan GP

    A typhoon scheduled to hit the Suzuka Circuit on Saturday has led to regular qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix to be cancelled.

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