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Typhoon moving parallel to Japan toward Izu island chain

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Towards the central Pacific might be a better title as it does a U-turn and veers further and further away from central Japan.

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"It is disappointing...but it can't be helped as safety for customers comes first," a hotel official said.....yeah right..

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What is the number of this typhoon?

What is the name of this typhoon?

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the two major islands in the chain, Miyake and Mikura.

Note to editor: The largest island in the chain is Oshima, next Hachijojima, Miyakejima, then Niijima.

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Typhoon Chan-hom, the season's 14th

Name and number - Second paragraph...

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The typhoon has basically bypassed Honshu...

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No-one, with the exception of poster 'wanderlust' cut-and-paste-job, has used the name of the typhoon. Why not? Does the name not roll naturally off your tongue? After all, the name of a typhoon named after a tree in Cambodia should instantly come to mind, should it not?

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The typhoon has basically bypassed Honshu...

Apart from the past four days of non-stop rain.

No-one, with the exception of poster 'wanderlust' cut-and-paste-job, has used the name of the typhoon.

Why would anyone need to? It's in the article and we are all talking about the same, single typhoon.

After all, the name of a typhoon named after a tree in Cambodia should instantly come to mind, should it not?

What's your point? You've been bleating about names & numbers for days, so tell us, what is your point?

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