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Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter and debris in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, damaged some buildings and pa...

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, stopped trains and caused power blackouts for ...

Strong earthquake shakes Japan's northeastern coast

TOKYO (AP) — The Japan Meteorological Agency says a strong earthquake has hit off the coast of northeastern Japan, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas. Japanese public broadca...

Japan Meteorological Agency says magnitude 7.1 earthquake has shaken the northeastern coast near Fukushima

TOKYO (AP) — Japan Meteorological Agency says magnitude 7.1 earthquake has shaken the northeastern coast near Fukushima.

Japan: Strong earthquake hits Fukushima

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 hit off the coast of eastern Japan on Saturday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter of the earthquake was off the coast of Fukushima ...

Last typhoon of the year could form near Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression near the Philippines could turn into Tropical Storm Krovanh this weekend and become the 23rd and final typhoon of the year, a weather expert said Sat...

Japan: Heavy snowfall leaves thousands stranded

Around 1,000 cars have been stranded in a snowstorm in Japan, according to local media. The vehicles were stuck on the Kan-Etsu Expressway between Tsukiyono town and Yuzawa town, north of Tokyo, Kyodo...

Storm heads to Tokyo area, residents urged to prepare early

TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm in the Pacific Ocean is slowly approaching the Tokyo region Wednesday, and officials are urging residents to take precautions early from expected heavy rain and gusts. ...

Storm heading northward toward Japan packing winds, downpour

TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm developing in the Pacific Ocean, was slowly sweeping toward Japan on Tuesday, threatening the main island of Honshu with heavy rainfall and harsh winds. ...

Typhoon heads to South Korea after battering southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week damaged buildings, caused blackouts in nearly half a million homes and injured 20 people on southern Japanese islands before heading to...

Typhoon Haishen unleashes rain, strong winds in south Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northwa...

Typhoon Haishen approaching Japan, packing powerful winds

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon, the second in a week, was barreling toward the southern cluster of Japanese Okinawa islands on Saturday, prompting warnings about torrential rainfall and fierce wind g...

Japan bracing for dangerously powerful typhoon

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is bracing for a dangerously powerful typhoon approaching its southern regions this weekend on the heels of an earlier storm that injured dozens of people in the country and on the ...

Rains hit southern Japan island as Koreas ready for typhoon

TOKYO (AP) — An offshore typhoon brought torrents of rain to southern Japan on Wednesday heading to the Korean Peninsula as another storm in the Pacific was growing stronger. Typhoon...

Japan floods: 1.2 million people to be evacuated

Nearly 1.2 million people have been asked to leave their homes as Japan's southern region of Kyushu continues to be lashed by heavy rainfall that began over the weekend. The resulting floods have ...