Japan : Typhoon : 2004/8/17-8/20
|Country or District||Japan|
|Outline||The typhoon Megi (T0415) struck Japan, causing major damages in the Tohoku and Shikoku regions. 10 people were dead.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01|
16 total collapse
88 half collapse
663 partial damage
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|
|Destroyed houses 1,
Half destroyed houses 1,
Part destroyed house 10
Inundated houses upper floor 11,
Inundated houses below floor 1033
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.