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Tropical storm dumps rain on Kyushu

By Yuri Kageyama

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A middle-aged man in the town told public broadcaster NHK that he went out to see a river in the neighborhood late Wednesday as he heard what sounded like “an earthquake”.


THIS IS HOW PEOPLE GET THEMSELVES KILLED. Stay indoors during a typhoon/tropical storm etch etc. Don't go outside!!

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The Japanese weather people don't seem to differeniate between the criteri of typhoon and storm, at 990 Hector Pascals, it isn't a typhoon. Still, dangerous and laden with moisture. Take care.

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Torrential rain seen once in 50 years!

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in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) Sorry I might be snappy man. It's not a Korean news, is there any needs to describe ( East Sea ) ?

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In Kumamoto, all schools canceled. Zero wind, almost no rain, actually kind of a nice day. Daughter sleeping in. Tomorrow will bring hellish heat and humidity.

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I see AFP has bought into the weather hysteria...makes it sound like all Honshu is being inundated. And yes, by international standards it's now a tropical storm.

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It's not a Korean news, is there any needs to describe ( East Sea ) ?

It's an news site read internationally. There's no reason not to add 'East Sea'.

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So .... the news is ... Its raining?

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oh come on guys, just a day before i depart for japan, how unlucky can i be?

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