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Tokyo area sees earliest end to rainy season on record

Jun 29, 2018

Tokyo area sees earliest end to rainy season on record

The Japan Meteorological Agency declared the effective end of the rainy season in the Kanto-Koshin region including Tokyo on Friday, the earliest such announcement for the region since observations started in 1951. The announcement came 22 days earlier than the average year and seven days ...

Rainy season begins in western, central and eastern Japan

Jun 7, 2017

Rainy season begins in western, central and eastern Japan

The rainy season appears to have started in wide swaths of eastern, central and western Japan, the weather agency said Wednesday, warning of downpours and natural disasters during the roughly six-week period. The latest announcement by the Japan Meteorological Agency covers the Chugoku, Kinki, Tokai ...