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Japan Typhoon

Super Typhoon Vongfong Eyes Japan

AccuWeather | Eric Leister | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on AccuWeather. While Japan is recovering from former Typhoon Phanfone, Super Typhoon Vongfong will turn northward a...

Three Years After The Japanese Tsunami: The Winds Of Changelessness

Pico Iyer | Posted 12.02.2014 | World
Pico Iyer

A culture whose existence has been based, for as long as it's been a culture, on uncertainty, impermanence and due caution about everything we don't know, is much as it's always been.

Typhoon Turns Deadly In Japan

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 12.15.2013 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Rescue workers were combing through piles of debris from mudslides that buried people and destroyed dozens of homes on a Japanese islan...

Japan Braces For Typhoon Wipha

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel...

Super Typhoon Bears Down On Tokyo

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

TOKYO — A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people...

MAP: Typhoon Headed For Japan, South Korea

Posted 09.15.2012 | World

A typhoon is headed toward Japan and South Korea with sustained winds up to 125 mph. On Friday, Sanba was a super typhoon with winds up to 155 mph...

PHOTOS: Where Did That Umbrella Go? Typhoon Craziness In Japan

Posted 06.19.2012 | World

Typhoon Guchol made its way to Japan on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The typhoon hit land at 5:00 pm local time in southern Japan and is expected to make i...

WATCH: Typhoon-Strength Storm Kills 4

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

TOKYO -- A powerful storm with typhoon-strength winds and heavy rain halted air and train traffic in Tokyo and killed four people around the country, ...

Deadly Typhoon Leaves Japan; Nuclear Plant Intact

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- The second major typhoon in a month made its way out of Japan on Thursday after triggering landslides and floods that left at least 16 people...

Typhoon Buffets Tokyo, Heads For Devastated Tsunami Coast

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

TOKYO — A powerful typhoon headed north Thursday after dumping heavy rains on Japan's tsunami-devastated coastline, paralyzing commuter trains i...

One Million Urged To Evacuate As Typhoon Nears Japan

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

TOKYO — A powerful typhoon was bearing down on Japan's tsunami-ravaged northeastern coast Wednesday, approaching a nuclear power plant crippled ...

Air Drops Bring Aid To Typhoon-Isolated Japanese

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact

By ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press TOKYO -- Helicopters ferried supplies Tuesday to thousands of people still cut off by Japan's worst storm in 28 ...

Typhoon Talas Leaves Path Of Destruction In Japan

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan braced for more heavy rain and floods Monday as the death toll from the worst typhoon to hit the country in seven years climbed to...

Typhoon Talas Kills At Least 20 As It Passes Japan

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 11.04.2011 | World

TOKYO — Rescuers in Japan dug through mud-caked debris and searched the banks of swollen rivers Monday for those missing in a powerful typhoon t...