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HURRICANES

People walk next to debris left after the passage of Hurricane Otis in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico, on Thursday.
WORLD
Oct 27, 2023
At least 27 killed by 'disastrous' Hurricane Otis
Mexican authorities said Otis was the most powerful storm ever to strike Mexico's Pacific coast.
Street stalls damaged by Hurricane Otis near the entrance to Acapulco, Mexico, on Wednesday
WORLD
Oct 26, 2023
Hurricane Otis pummels Mexico's Acapulco, cutting off beach resort
Footage on social media showed hotels wrecked by Otis, ceilings and walls ripped open, windows shattered and cars partly submerged in floodwaters.
Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Date, Fukushima Prefecture, in October 2019.
ENVIRONMENT / Earth science / OUR PLANET
Aug 20, 2023
A Japan research team dares to ask: Can typhoons be controlled?
Researchers in Yokohama are probing whether tropical cyclones can be weakened or diverted, with energy they produce also tapped to generate power.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
May 25, 2023
Panthers finish off Hurricanes to sweep into Stanley Cup Final
The Panthers will face either the Vegas Golden Knights or Dallas Stars in the Stanley Cup Final.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 22, 2023
In Puerto Rico, solar power microgrids boost hurricane resilience
When Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico and decimated the Caribbean island's power grid five years ago, the lights stayed on in one building in the mountain town of Adjuntas.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health / FOCUS
Oct 9, 2022
Why more Americans are flocking to Florida, even as hurricanes intensify
Census data reveals a population explosion in the Southeastern United States — Florida itself added 2.7 million residents between 2010 and 2020.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 2, 2022
Facing a dire storm forecast in Florida, some officials delayed evacuation
The delay, an apparent violation of the meticulous evacuation strategy one county had crafted for just such an emergency, may have contributed to catastrophic consequences.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 1, 2022
Hurricane Ian strikes South Carolina as Florida counts cost of destruction
Ian, now classified as a post-tropical cyclone, will bring heavy rain and potential flash flooding to parts of North and South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia until at least Saturday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 30, 2022
Hurricane Ian leaves behind a staggering scale of wreckage in Florida
The extent of the damage was difficult to comprehend, even for residents who had survived and rebuilt after other powerful storms.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 25, 2022
Fiona ravages Canada's east coast, causing 'terrifying' destruction
Federal assistance has already been approved for Nova Scotia, Trudeau said, and more requests are expected.
Japan Times
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May 31, 2022
Chris Kreider scores twice as Rangers eliminate Hurricanes in Game 7
The Rangers, who are 5-0 in elimination games this postseason, will face the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference finals.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 30, 2021
New Orleans gripped by floods and blackouts as Ida unleashes fury
The storm, wielding some of the most powerful winds ever to hit the Louisiana, drove a wall of water inland when it thundered ashore Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 7, 2020
Storms, coronavirus and drought spread hunger to millions in Central America
With measures to contain the coronavirus cutting off supplementary income for many, the number of people who suffer from severe food shortages has sharply increased.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 22, 2020
Unbeaten Wild Knights trounce Red Hurricanes
The Panasonic Wild Knights maintained their perfect start to the Japan Rugby Top League season Saturday, beating the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes 40-3 at Hanazono Rugby Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 2, 2020
Five-try Taumua Naeata powers Steelers in rout of Red Hurricanes
Tongan No. 8 Taumua Naeata scored five tries as Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers remained unbeaten after four rounds with a 97-0 win over NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes on Sunday.
Japan Times
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Oct 17, 2019
Sharks' Evander Kane notches hat trick in first period in triumph over Hurricanes
Evander Kane scored a hat trick in the first period, and Martin Jones made it stand up with 36 saves as the San Jose Sharks picked up their third consecutive win with a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurriances on Wednesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 29, 2019
Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Storm Dorian looms, looking to pack hurricane punch
President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" as the U.S. territory prepared for a hit by Tropical Storm Dorian, which brought back memories on the island of devastation from hurricanes two years ago.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 18, 2019
Sunwolves aiming to bolster playoff chances by beating Hurricanes
The Sunwolves take on the Hurricanes on Friday in their first game in Tokyo since being told they will no longer be part of Super Rugby after the 2020 season.
Japan Times
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Apr 14, 2019
Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead
Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Rugby
Dec 23, 2018
Dynaboars earn long-awaited Top League return
The Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamihara Dynaboars made the leap into the Top League on Sunday with a 31-7 win in their relegation-promotion game against the Toyota Industries Shuttles on Sunday.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals