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Japan : Typhoon : 2009/10/08

GLIDE:  TC-2009-000221-JPN

Duration 2009/10/08
Country or District Japan
Name Typhoon
Outline A typhoon has struck Japan, killing two people and leaving a trail of damage across the centre of the country.More than 40 people were injured as Typhoon Melor landed south-west of Tokyo on the main island of Honshu.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Died: 5
Injured: 127
Completely destroyed: 4 houses
Half destroyed: 25 houses
Partly destroyed: 2,117 houses
Inundation above floor-level: 370 houses
Inundation below floor-level: 1,812 houses
Landslides: 83 places
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Died: 2
Injured: 98
Completely destroyed: 3 houses
Half destroyed: 16 houses
Partly destroyed: 387 houses
Inundation above floor-level:107 houses
Inundation below floor-level:
667 houses
Landslides: 51 places

Related Links

Report/Articles

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 17:00, 13 Octp.)

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Japanese only

BBC news 2009/10/08
Typhoon lashes Japan on landfall