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Japan : Typhoon : 2004/9/26-9/30

GLIDE:  TC-2004-000103-JPN

Duration 2004/9/26-9/30
Country or District Japan
Name Typhoon
Outline The typhoon Meari (T0421) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in western Japan. 26 people were dead and one person was missing.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 26
Missing: 1
Injured: 98
Collapsed houses:
92 total collapse
783 half collapse
2,007 partial damage

Flooded houses:
5,193 over the floor
14,412 under the floor
Evacuation order or advisory to the total of at least 214,479 residents
Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of October 04, 2004)
Dead: 24;
missing: 3;
injured: 94.
Houses destroyed: 33;
houses partially destroyed: 39;
houses damaged: 1,350;
houses flooded above floor level: 4,457;
houses flooded under floor level: 10,208.
Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of October 01, 2004)
Dead: 20;
missing: 7;
injured: 85.
Houses destroyed: 31;
houses partially destroyed: 21;
houses damaged: 1,319;
houses flooded above floor level: 4,296;
houses flooded under floor level: 9,549.
Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of September 30, 2004)
Dead: 11;
missing: 14;
injured: 62.
Houses destroyed: 11;
houses partially destroyed: 6;
houses damaged: 42;
houses flooded above floor level: 1977;
houses flooded under floor level: 2003.

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
The typhoon Meari (T0421) struck Japan, causing major damages across the country, especially in western Japan. 26 people were dead and one person was missing.

Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of October 04, 2004)
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.9 on Typhoon Meari

Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of October 01, 2004)
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.8 on Typhoon Meari

CNN News 2004/09/30
At least 18 people have been killed in Japan after tropical storm Meari buffeted the nation, with a dozen missing and 70 others wounded.

BBC News 2004/09/30
At least 12 people have been killed and several are reported missing after a powerful tropical storm struck south-western Japan.

Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan (as of September 30, 2004)
(Japanese Inforamtion) Situation Report No.5 on Typhoon Meari

The Japan Times 2004/09/30
At least four people were killed and about a dozen others were missing Wednesday as Typhoon Meari hit wide areas of western and southwestern Japan.

Reuters 2004/09/29
A record eighth typhoon swept through southern Japan on Wednesday, killing at least two people, triggering floods and strong winds that forced the evacuation of tens of thousands.

Yahoo News 2004/09/29 (Japanese Page)
Two people were killed and seven missing by the Typhoon in Miyagawa Village, Mie prefecture.

CNN News 2004/09/29
NHK said more than 600 people had left their homes in one city in western Kyushu