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Japan : Strong Wind, Heavy Rain : 2012/04/03

GLIDE:  VW-2012-000048-JPN

Duration 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

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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.

Reuters 2012/04/03
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.