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TORNADOES

Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 27, 2023
Survivors pick through debris after tornado rips through Mississippi, killing 25
Insurance companies may not pay out enough to rebuild all the ruined homes, which are located in one of the poorest parts of the U.S.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Sep 10, 2022
To probe tornado secrets, these scientists stalk supercells
Tornadoes can form and dissipate rapidly, making them difficult to predict and sometimes impossible to avoid.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 2, 2021
Possible tornadoes damage 92 buildings in central Japan
While some utility poles in the city tilted precariously, Chubu Electric Power Grid Co. said as many as 3,200 households in the prefecture experienced a power outage after the strong winds.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Sep 24, 2019
Traditional gender roles: Women and men found to respond differently in disasters
Women and men caught up in disasters respond differently, with women quick to take shelter or prepare to evacuate, but often struggling to persuade the men in their families to do so, research suggests.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 31, 2019
Central U.S. river flood risk mounts as rain lets up after deadly twisters
Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 28, 2019
Southeast U.S. sees record heat as Central Plains brace for floods
A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said.
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2018
Tornado in Shiga Prefecture injures eight, blows roofs off buildings
A tornado injured at least eight people, blew off dozens of roofs and knocked out power to hundreds of households Friday in Shiga Prefecture.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 25, 2016
Central Indiana twisters wreak havoc, flatten homes, Starbucks cafe
Thunderstorms and tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no serious injuries were immediately reported.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 3, 2016
Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland
A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 29, 2015
Texas driver tossed by tornado thought 'I'm dead'
The wind was whipping and debris flew around his pickup truck when Gary Tucker saw a tornado that was about to lift his vehicle about 20 feet (6 meters) off the ground and toss it like a toy.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 28, 2015
Christmas storms and twisters kill at least 43 in U.S.; more in store
Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 27, 2015
At least 15 killed in Texas, Oklahoma storms; Houston flooded
Torrential rains have killed at least 15 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including three in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city, officials said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 7, 2015
Airport evacuated as twisters hit near Oklahoma City, severe storms roll across Great Plains
A series of tornadoes, including a major twister, touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday as a storm system brought severe weather to several Great Plains states, officials said.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHEN EAST MARRIES WEST
May 25, 2014
A new and unexpected twist to life in Japan: tornadoes
Japan, which so loves its seasons, now has another time of year to highlight: tornado season.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 29, 2013
Storm chasers ride the winds undaunted by danger
Officials expect that the killer tornado that leveled parts of Moore, Oklahoma, last week will turn out to be the most destructive in American history, but none of that damage, it appears, will be to the storm-chasing business.
COMMENTARY / World
May 29, 2013
Debunking the myths whirling around tornadoes
There is no trend, either up or down, in the frequency of tornadoes. We will continue to experience them regardless of whether Earth's temperature rises or falls.

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