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Japan : Typhoon : 2004/9/4-9/8

GLIDE:  EQ-2004-000085-JPN

Duration 2004/9/4-9/8
Country or District Japan
Name Typhoon
Outline The typhoon Songda (T0418) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in the Chugoku region. 41 people were dead and 4 people were missing.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 41
Missing: 4
Injured: 1,365
Collapsed houses:
132 total collapse
1,396 half collapse
65,065 partial damage

Flooded houses:
1,570 over the floor
6,626 under the floor
Evacuation order or advisory to the total of 131,592 residents
Situation Report by FDMA of Japan (as of Sept. 9)
Dead 30,
Missing 14,
Affected 131,464
Seriously Injured 116,
Lightly Injured 830
Collapsed Houses 54,
Partially Collapsed Houses 13,440
Inundated Houses 5,204
Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan 2004/09/07
Dead 1,
Missing 12
Seriously Injured 23,
Lightly Injured 168
Collapsed Houses 28,
Inundated Houses 459

Related Links

Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
The typhoon Songda (T0418) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in the Chugoku region. 41 people were dead and 4 people were missing.

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

BBC News 2004/09/08
Typhoon Songda has now caused the deaths of more than 20 people as it swept up Japan, local reports said. More than 700 others had been injured in incidents related to the typhoon by Wednesday morning, Kyodo news said.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan 2004/09/07
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.3 on Typhoon Songda

BBC News 2004/09/07
Typhoon Songda hits south Japan

Geographycal Data Information

Tropical Storm Tracker by Tropical Storm Risk
Past and forecast track for Tropical Storm SONGDA (22W) - 7 Sep, 2004 18:00 GMT

Pictures

BBC News 2004/09/08
In pictures: Typhoon Songda