Typhoon leaves up to 10 dead, dozens injured


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"The coast guard on Monday resumed searching for a man who went missing apparently while surfing off Wakayama in western Japan during the storm" How bl***y stupid can people get! ?

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"We'll get him when he comes back in"

"He's not coming back."

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Geesh! No mercy for silly surfer here, huh?? Anyway, RIP poor Iranian dude up there in Ibaraki Prefecture!

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Can you expect resue workers to risk their lives looking for somebody stupid enough to surf in these conditions? No, no mercy for pure stupidity. It is a tragedy but he only has himself to blame.

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"We'll get him when he comes back in"

"He's not coming back."

If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.

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You can't teach the stupid if you do you end up with stupid! Lights on but nobody's home!! Typhoon conditions and the poor guy decides to go surfing! Wow stupid!!!

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It may be too late for the surfer, but I hope everyone else takes care.

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Interestingly, the Kanto Plain north of Tokyo is an area known to have tornadoes, mostly because of the collision between the warm air currents coming in from the Pacific Ocean and the cold air currents coming in from the Sea of Japan. it's not unusual to see houses with damaged roofs and blown down power lines from small tornadoes in Gunma and Tochigi Prefectures at certain times of the year.

As such, the damage in Tochigi Prefecture from the latest typhoon does not surprise me.

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