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1 October, 2018 4:50 AM Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

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 rains, strong winds and landslides 37

29 September, 2018 6:09 AM Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan, charts course for main island

TOKYO: 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 weather-related woes, including punishing 172

5 September, 2018 3:32 AM Typhoon Jebi kills at least nine in Japan, boats move tourists from flooded airport

TOKYO: A powerful typhoon killed at least nine people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday, and more than a million homes were without power. Jebi, or "swallow" in Korean, was briefly a super typhoon and is the most powerful storm to hit Japan in 25 years 176

4 September, 2018 6:32 AM Typhoon Jebi Makes Landfall In Japan, 500 Flights Cancelled

Typhoon Jebi, the 21st typhoon of the season, made landfall in Tokushima prefecture on Japan's island of Shikoku and is on path to strike Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. Typhoon Jebi made landfall in western Japan on Tuesday, believed to be the strongest tropical cyclone to come ashore in Japan in 25 years. The storm has paralyzed Japan's second-largest population 76

4 September, 2018 5:33 AM Typhoon Jebi approaches, over 600 flights canceled in Japan

The typhoon is expected to cross the Sea of Japan on Tuesday night and gradually weaken to an extratropical cyclone on Wednesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. Tokyo: The approach of powerful typhoon Jebi left more than 600 flights canceled on Tuesday in Japan, following a forecast of strong winds and heavy rainfall in the western and eastern 83

17 December, 2017 11:16 AM Landslides triggered by tropical storm Kai-Tak leaves 26 dead in central Philippines

MATNOG: Landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak have killed 26 people and 23 more are missing in the eastern Philippines, authorities said Sunday. The deaths were reported in the small island province of Biliran, a day after the storm pounded the east of the archipelago nation. Kai-Tak tore across the major islands of Samar and Leyte on Saturday 93

10 November, 2017 5:42 AM Toll from typhoon Damrey in Vietnam reaches 106

HANOI: The death toll due to typhoon Damrey that hit Vietnam last week has increased to 106 with 197 injured and 25 others reported missing, disaster management officials said on Friday. Damrey also destroyed over 2,000 houses, damaged nearly 120,000 others, sank 1,231 cargo and fishing ships and boats, and killed over 43,300 cattle, reports Xinhua news agency 83

23 October, 2017 9:30 AM Abe Shinzo aims at N Korea after storming to 'super-majority' vote win

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Monday to work with the US, China and Russia to contain North Korea's nuclear threat with "strong, resolute diplomacy", as he "humbly" accepted his landslide victory in a snap election. Fresh from clinching a two-thirds "super-majority" that enables the nationalist premier to realise his dream of revising 72

22 October, 2017 1:55 PM Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy. Abe's conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the 465-seat parliament, according to a projection published by private broadcaster 75

22 October, 2017 6:50 AM Japanese PM Abe on track to score easy election win

Polls show the Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition to be the clear favourite Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday vowed to step up pressure on North Korea to protect the Japanese people as he wrapped up an election campaign dominated by threats from Pyongyang. Polls show Mr. Abe and his conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are clear 48