Japan : Strong Wind, Heavy Rain : 2012/04/03
|Country or District||Japan|
|Name||Strong Wind, Heavy Rain|
|Outline||Strong winds and rain by a developing low pressure caused two deaths and paralyzed traffic in Japan on 3 April 2012.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Daily Yomiuri Online 2012/04/05
As of 1 p.m. 4 April, the number of people injured stood at 372 in 38 of the nation\'s 47 prefectures. Death toll rose to four.
3 were killed in 3 prefectures and 304 were injured in 35 prefectures. Sanyo Shinkansen bullet train was stopped service and many flights were canceled. Maximum instantaneous wind speed 41.9 meter was observed in Tomogashima, Wakayama.