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Okayama photo studio offers to clean rain-damaged photos

National Aug 1, 2018

Okayama photo studio offers to clean rain-damaged photos

A photo studio in Okayama Prefecture has offered to restore — free of charge — photos damaged by the heavy rains that ravaged western Japan last month, prompting people in the disaster-hit areas to send in tens of thousands of photos. Staffers and volunteers at ...

Powerful winds whip Japan, causing injuries, transport chaos

National Oct 2, 2015

Powerful winds whip Japan, causing injuries, transport chaos

Buildings collapsed and injuries were reported as strong winds, brought by a low-pressure weather system, lashed Japan on Friday. The weather also caused chaos for several transport systems across the country. About 100 people were evacuated from their homes in parts of Hokkaido, including the town ...