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Japan : Tornado : 2012/05/06

GLIDE:  TO-2012-000078-JPN

Duration 2012/05/06
Country or District Japan
Name Tornado
Outline A tornado has ripped through part of eastern Japan killing a teenage boy and injuring dozens of other people on 6 May 2012.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/21
Killed: 3
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 88
Halfly collapsed houses: 179
Partially collapsed houses: 949
Uninhabitable buildings: 629
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/15
Killed: 2
Injured: 60
Totally collapsed houses: 118
Halfly collapsed houses: 157
Partially collapsed houses: 913
Uninhabitable buildings: 1,026
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/11
Killed: 2
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 118
Halfly collapsed houses: 155
Partially collapsed houses: 904
Uninhabitable buildings: 989
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/10
Killed: 2
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 118
Halfly collapsed houses: 155
Partially collapsed houses: 898
Uninhabitable buildings: 1,176
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/09
Killed: 2
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 183
Halfly collapsed houses: 224
Partially collapsed houses: 1,012
Other collapsed houses (damages unknown) : 0
Uninhabitable buildings: 594
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/08
Killed: 2
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 177
Halfly collapsed houses: 217
Partially collapsed houses: 920
Other collapsed houses (damages unknown) : 104
Uninhabitable buildings: 653
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/08
Killed: 2
Injured: 59
Totally collapsed houses: 177
Halfly collapsed houses: 216
Partially collapsed houses: 820
Other collapsed houses (damages unknown) : 364
Uninhabitable buildings: 449
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/07
Killed: 2
Injured: 57
Totally collapsed houses: 179
Halfly collapsed houses: 225
Partially collapsed houses: 730
Other collapsed houses (damages unknown) : 190
Uninhabitable buildings: 147
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/07
Killed: 2
Injured: 52
Totally collapsed houses: 21
Halfly collapsed houses: 36
Partially collapsed houses: 276
Other collapsed houses (damages unknown) : 440
Uninhabitable buildings: 118
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/06
Killed: 1
Injured: 50
Totally collapsed houses: 357
Halfly collapsed houses: 18
Partially collapsed houses: 143
Uninhabitable building: 65

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Report/Articles

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/21
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.14 as of 18:30, 21 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/15
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.10 as of 18:30, 15 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/11
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.8 as of 18:30, 11 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/10
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.7 as of 18:30, 10 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/09
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.6 as of 18:30, 9 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/08
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.5 as of 19:30, 8 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/08
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.4 as of 15:30, 8 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/07
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.3 as of 21:00, 7 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/07
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.2 as of 14:00, 7 May 2012

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2012/05/06
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.1 as of 23:00, 6 May 2012

BBC news 2012/05/06
The twister hit power lines in the city of Tsukuba just north of Tokyo. Power is still out to around 20,000 homes and many other houses have been destroyed