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WEATHER

Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2018
13 hikers rescued from snowy mountain trail near Tokyo
A party of 13 hikers including four Chinese nationals and a 13-year-old boy were rescued from a mountain trail in western Tokyo Thursday, according to rescuers and local police.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 9, 2018
Sri Lanka's capital moves to cut worsening flood risk
When heavy rain falls in the hills and plains west of Colombo — and in the city itself at the same time — Sri Lanka's capital drowns.
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WORLD
Mar 2, 2018
Snow storms shut Ireland; Britain calls in army for hospitals
Snow storms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to battle some of the worst weather seen in nearly 30 years.
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JAPAN
Mar 2, 2018
Man freezes to death in storm-battered north Japan
A winter storm continued to batter wide areas of Hokkaido and Tohoku on Friday, leading to the death of one man and significant transportation disruptions.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 2, 2018
New U.S. satellite to boost weather forecasts sent into space
The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered for the launch, including TV crews from the Weather Channel and WeatherNation.
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JAPAN / FOCUS
Feb 26, 2018
Tokyo looks to Pyeongchang as it prepares for a hot, jam-packed Summer Games
Now it's Tokyo's turn.
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JAPAN
Feb 22, 2018
Pollen projection: Japan's hay fever season, already underway, to be worse than last year, forecaster says
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OLYMPICS
Feb 14, 2018
Fans advised to seek shelter from strong winds at Olympic Park
Organizers temporarily shut shops in Olympic Park in Gangneung and advised spectators to seek shelter indoors due to strong winds on Wednesday afternoon at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 8, 2018
GSDF called to assist in Fukui Prefecture after 260 cars spend second night stranded in snow
Roughly 260 cars remained stranded on a snowy Route 8 on the Sea of Japan coast Thursday morning, with many people already having spent two nights in their vehicles.
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JAPAN
Feb 7, 2018
Massive snow strands 800 cars in Fukui for second day
Some 800 cars remain stranded for a second day Wednesday in Fukui Prefecture as heavy snows continue to blanket a wide area along the Sea of Japan coast.
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JAPAN
Feb 2, 2018
Nagano's Lake Suwa confirms first 'crossing of the gods' in five years
A sample of the natural ice ridge phenomenon known as omiwatari (crossing of the gods) was spotted Friday on Lake Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, for the first time since 2013.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Jan 27, 2018
It's snow big deal: Tokyoites share wintry fun
The Meteorological Agency issued its first heavy snow advisory in four years for all 23 wards of Tokyo on Jan. 22, sending social media sites into overdrive.
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JAPAN
Jan 25, 2018
Tokyo records lowest temperature in 48 years, prompting rare warning from weather agency
Cold air blanketed much of the nation Thursday morning, just days after Tokyo's heaviest snowfall in four years, prompting the Meteorological Agency to issue an advisory for the capital.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 23, 2018
'I thought I was going to die': One killed and 11 injured after Gunma volcano erupts
The 9:59 a.m. eruption of the 2,171-meter mountain is the first since 1983, according to the Meteorological Agency.
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JAPAN
Jan 22, 2018
Tokyo hit by heaviest snow since 2014
Tokyo saw its heaviest snow in four years on Monday, with authorities urging evening commuters to hurry home and prompting those behind the wheel to brace for traffic disruptions.
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JAPAN
Jan 12, 2018
Heavy snow in Japan traps over 400 passengers on stranded train in Niigata
Around 430 passengers in Niigata Prefecture were forced to spend the night on a packed four-car train after it got stranded Thursday evening by heavy snow along the Sea of Japan coast.
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WORLD
Jan 11, 2018
Warming will put millions more at flood risk in next 20 years, scientists say
Unless countries urgently boost their flood defenses, millions more people will be at risk from river flooding in the next 20 years as global warming increases the likelihood of severe rainfall, scientists said on Wednesday.
JAPAN
Dec 31, 2017
Tokyo sees first snow of season on New Year's Eve
The capital saw its first snowfall of the season on Sunday as cold air gripped eastern Japan with the approach of a low pressure system, the Meteorological Agency said.
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 29, 2017
America had a near-record 15 billion-dollar weather disasters in 2017
In the year that President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris accord and downplayed global warming as a security threat, the U.S. received a harsh reminder of the perils of the rise in the planet's temperature: a destructive rash of hurricanes, fires and floods.
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 28, 2017
Rising humidity will worsen health impact of global warming
High humidity will magnify the effects of rising heat from South America to India, affecting people's ability to work and even survive, unless greenhouse gas emissions are substantially cut in coming decades, according to U.S. researchers.

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