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Japan : Heavy Snow : 2016/01/18

GLIDE:  CW-2016-000006-JPN

Duration 2016/01/18
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy Snow
Outline Heavy snow in eastern and northeastern Japan wreaked havoc with transportation systems and injured about 250 people on 18 January 2016 as central Tokyo was blanketed with 6 cm.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office 2016/01/27
Dead: 6
Seriously injured: 21
Slightly injured: 246
Half destroyed house: 2
Partially damaged house: 4
Inundation below floor level: 1
Nonresidential house: 1
Cabinet Office 2016/01/25
Dead: 5
Seriously injured: 12
Slightly injured: 184
Half destroyed house: 1
Partially damaged house: 2
Inundation below floor level: 2
Cabinet Office 2016/01/21
Seriously injured: 29
Slightly injured: 319
Partially damaged house: 17
Inundation above floor level: 1
Inundation below floor level: 3
Nonresidential house: 4
Cabinet Office 2016/01/20
Seriously injured: 26
Slightly injured: 309
Partially damaged house: 9
Inundation below floor level: 2
Nonresidential house: 2
Cabinet Office 2016/01/19
Seriously injured: 12
Slightly injured: 266
Injured to be confirmed: 1
Partially damaged house: 7
Inundation below floor level: 2
Cabinet Office 2016/01/19
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 187
Injured to be confirmed: 2
Partially damaged house: 3
Cabinet Office 2016/01/18
Seriously injured: 7
Slightly injured: 178
Injured to be confirmed: 3

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office 2016/01/27
Report of Cabinet Office as at 16:00, 27 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/25
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 25 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/21
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 21 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/20
Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 20 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/19
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 19 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/19
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:00, 19 January 2016

Cabinet Office 2016/01/18
Report of Cabinet Office as at 19:00, 18 January 2016

The Japan Times 2016/01/18
At least 40 people were sent to hospitals in Tokyo alone, and another 30 were reported injured in Saitama Prefecture, police and fire departments across the region said.