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Scoop Links: Typhoon Pabuk Lands Heads For Tokyo

The following are links to reports on the progress of Typhoon Pabuk through Japan.

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http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/p/ap/20010821/us/998368651space_shuttle_xhtn101.html

REUTERS (VIA YAHOO!) -
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/p/nm/20010821/wl/mdf39697.html

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JAPAN TIMES

Typhoon claims two, heads for Tokyo area

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20010822a1.htm

Typhoon Pabuk, which hit the Kii Peninsula in western Japan shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, claimed at least two lives as it became the first typhoon in two years to hit the mainland, the Meteorological Agency said. It was expected to reach the Tokyo area this morning.

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JAPAN TODAY

Typhoon havoc as Pabuk heads for Tokyo

http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=56108

TOKYO — Typhoon Pabuk is moving slowly and expected to reach Tokyo Wednesday morning, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. It reached Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four main islands, on Tuesday, bringing strong winds and heavy rain.

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REUTERS

Two Dead, 16 Hurt as Typhoon Pabuk Lashes Japan

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010821/wl/weather_japan_storm_dc_4.html



TOKYO (Reuters) - Powerful Typhoon Pabuk, packing winds of up to 79 mph, plowed into Japan Tuesday, killing two people, snarling air, sea and rail traffic and forcing Universal Studios to close its theme park. The typhoon landed at around 7 p.m. in the western prefecture of Wakayama, becoming the first typhoon to hit Japan's main island of Honshu in two years, the Meteorological Agency said.

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