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WEATHER

Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2018
LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi
On this liveblog, The Japan Times newsroom will be updating the status of Typhoon Jebi as it approaches and makes landfall on the Japanese archipelago.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 31, 2018
More than 20,000 ordered to evacuate as rain lashes central and northeastern Japan
More than 20,000 people were ordered to evacuate in parts of central and northeastern Japan on Friday as heavy rain sparked flooding.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2018
Fifth death confirmed at Japan hospital after air conditioning fails
A fifth elderly patient in Gifu Prefecture has died at a hospital where air conditioning units had broken down amid a heat wave that has gripped the country.
JAPAN
Aug 28, 2018
Four die at Japan hospital after air conditioning fails amid heat wave
Four elderly patients at a hospital in Gifu Prefecture have died after the air conditioning unit in their rooms broke down amid a heat wave that continues to grip the country, police and the medical institution said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 25, 2018
Disaster prevention draws more public attention in annual policy survey
More people believe the government should give higher priority to disaster prevention, an annual Cabinet Office survey shows.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 24, 2018
Typhoon Cimaron leaves behind trail of damage in western Japan as it heads for Hokkaido
Typhoon Cimaron passed over the west of the country through to the Sea of Japan early Friday, leaving more than a dozen people injured and disrupting traffic before heading further north toward Hokkaido.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 23, 2018
China's growing hunger for wheat pushes global reserves to crisis levels, as heat waves and droughts hit harvests
A scorching hot, dry summer has ended five years of plenty in many wheat producing countries and drawn down the reserves of major exporters to their lowest level since 2007-08, when low grain stocks contributed to food riots across Africa and Asia.
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2018
Powerful typhoon set to batter western Japan later this week as another storm skirts Kyushu
Warnings of heavy rain, strong winds and high waves as Typhoon Cimaron is expected to travel northward over the Shikoku and Chugoku regions as the weekend approaches.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Aug 21, 2018
As food crisis threatens, humanitarian aid for North Korea grinds to a halt
Humanitarian aid for North Korea has nearly ground to a halt this year as the United States steps up the enforcement of sanctions, despite warnings of a potential food crisis and improving relations with Pyongyang, aid groups say.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2018
Hiroshima residents mark fourth anniversary of deadly landslides
People in the city of Hiroshima on Monday marked the fourth anniversary of landslides that killed 77 people with pledges to prevent similar disasters from recurring.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Aug 16, 2018
An Antipodean friendship fortified in Japanese floodwaters the color of 'Australian beer'
After his own rescue, one Kiwi resident of flooded Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, returned to the rising waters to look for his Aussie friend's stranded family.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 13, 2018
Officials test sprinklers on Tokyo street as city looks for ways to keep Olympic athletes and spectators cool
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Monday tested sprinklers on a street in the capital to see how effective it could be in countering scorching heat as officials look for ways to keep athletes and spectators cool during the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 8, 2018
LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Shanshan
The Japan Times newsroom will be updating the status of Typhoon Shanshan as it moves toward the Kanto region this evening and overnight.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Aug 8, 2018
Views from Tokyo: What tips do you have to beat the heat?
People out and about in the capital on a scorcher of a day talk about how they are coping with the heat wave.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 7, 2018
Heavy rain expected as strong Typhoon Shanshan approaches eastern Japan
A strong typhoon is approaching eastern Japan, prompting the weather agency to warn Tuesday of heavy rain, strong winds and high waves even before it reaches coastal areas in about two days.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Aug 6, 2018
Heat wave boosts sales of cooling products and beer
The summer heat may be sapping people's energy, but it is firing up several sectors of the economy as demand increases for products ranging from beer and air conditioners to bedding that claims to keep sleepers cool at night.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / MORNING ENGLISH
Aug 6, 2018
Let's discuss daylight saving time for Tokyo 2020
President of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Yoshiro Mori met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the possibility of introducing daylight saving time during the 2020 Games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 3, 2018
Mercury tops 40 for second day straight as August gets off to scorching start
The mercury topped 40 degrees for the second consecutive day in central Japan as the Meteorological Agency acknowledged that last month's deadly heat wave was "abnormal."
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 3, 2018
Heat wave ravages European fields, sending wheat prices soaring
Searing heat has devastated wheat fields across northern Europe and a combination of dry conditions and extreme rain in the Black Sea have hit output estimates, with prices soaring on fears of further crop damage.
Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT
Aug 1, 2018
Heat wave deaths in Japan could jump 170 percent by 2080, spike far higher in other countries: study
As Japan struggles with a deadly heat wave — which killed 96 people in Tokyo's 23 wards in July, four times the figure last year — a study published Tuesday indicated that the country could see an increase in heat-related deaths of more than 170 percent by 2080 in one possible scenario.

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