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Japan : Typhoon : 2004/8/27-8/31

GLIDE:  TC-2004-000079-JPN

Duration 2004/8/27-8/31
Country or District Japan
Name Typhoon
Outline The typhoon Chaba (T0416) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in western Japan. 14 people were dead and 3 people were missing.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 14
Missing: 3
Injured: 288
Collapsed houses:
35 total collapse
133 half collapse
8,909 partial damage

Flooded houses:
14,565 over the floor
32,266 under the floor
Evacuation order or advisory to the total of 189,619 residents
Fire Situation Report by FDMA of Japan (as of September 2, 2004)
Dead 11,
Missing 3
Seriously Injured 31,
Lightly Injured 213
Collapsed Houses 93,
Inundated Houses 44,248
Situation Report by FDMA of Japan (as of August 31, 2004)
Dead 6,
Seriously Injured 22,
Lightly Injured 112
Collapsed Houses 28,
Inundated Houses 2,821

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
The typhoon Chaba (T0416) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in western Japan. 14 people were dead and 3 people were missing.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan 2004/09/02
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.7 on Typhoon CHABA

OCHA Relief Web 2004/09/01
Japan's death toll from Typhoon Chaba rose to 13 on Wednesday as another powerful Pacific storm threatened to hit its southern island of Okinawa.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.4 on Typhoon CHABA (T0416)

VOANews,com 2004/08/30
Typhoon Chaba has plowed into southern Japan, leaving at least five people dead, four others missing and 50 hurt.

CNN NEWS 2004/08/30
Typhoon Chaba hits southern Japan

Geographycal Data Information

Tropical Storm Risk (TSR)
Past and forecast track for Tropical Storm CHABA (19W) - 31 Aug, 2004 0:00 GMT