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Japan : Typhoon : 2004/8/17-8/20

GLIDE:  TC-2004-000078-JPN

Duration 2004/8/17-8/20
Country or District Japan
Name Typhoon
Outline The typhoon Megi (T0415) struck Japan, causing major damages in the Tohoku and Shikoku regions. 10 people were dead.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 10
Missing: 0
Injured: 28
Collapsed houses:
16 total collapse
88 half collapse
663 partial damage

Flooded houses:
400 over the floor
2,326 under the floor
Evacuation advisory to the total of 5,350 residents
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2002/08/18
Death 6
Missing 2
Injured 3
Destroyed houses 1,
Half destroyed houses 1,
Part destroyed house 10
Inundated houses upper floor 11,
Inundated houses below floor 1033

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
The typhoon Megi (T0415) struck Japan, causing major damages in the Tohoku and Shikoku regions. 10 people were dead.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2004/08/27
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 13 on the disaster caused by Typhoon MEGI, August 27, 2004.

BBC News 2004/08/20
The tropical typhoon Megi, that wreaked havoc in southern Japan and South Korea, killing 13 people in three days, has hit northern Japan's Honshu island.

CNN News 2004/08/19
Heavy rains battered western Japan as the death toll from landslides and flooding caused by a typhoon rose to nine.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2002/08/18
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 3 on the disaster caused by Typhoon MEGI, August 18, 2004.

BBC News 2004/08/18
Torrential rainfall and flooding in Japan has left at least four people dead and two others missing in the south of the country.