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24 injured as Typhoon Jongdari traverses west Japan

Jul 29, 2018

24 injured as Typhoon Jongdari traverses west Japan

A weakening Typhoon Jongdari traveled over the southernmost main island of Kyushu after passing over western parts of Honshu on Sunday, in its wake leaving at least 24 people injured and causing extreme heat in the Hokuriku region along the Sea of Japan. However, no ...

Kumamoto, remembering quake aid, returns favor by helping flood areas

Jul 24, 2018

Kumamoto, remembering quake aid, returns favor by helping flood areas

Kumamoto Prefectural Government officials are supporting disaster relief activities in downpour-hit western prefectures to return the favor they received following powerful earthquakes in 2016. Kumamoto Prefecture and nine local governments have sent more than 160 personnel to help out in Hiroshima Prefecture and elsewhere, capitalizing ...