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Japan : Snowstorm : 2014/12/14
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Duration 2014/12/14
Country
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District
Japan
Name Snowstorm
Outline At least two people have died in snow-related incidents since heavy snowfall and blizzards brought harsh conditions to central and northern Japan since 14 December 2014. A rapidly developing low pressure system has also caused storm surges in coastal Hokkaido.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office 2014/12/19
Killed: 5
Seriously injured: 13
Slightly injured: 18
Half collapsed houses: 1
Partially damaged houses: 68
Inundation above floor level:16
Inundation below floor level: 6
Nonresidential buildings: 5

Cabinet Office 2014/12/18
Killed: 2
Seriously injured: 9
Slightly injured: 13
Half collapsed houses: 1
Partially damaged houses: 66
Inundation above floor level:16
Inundation below floor level: 6
Nonresidential buildings: 2


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