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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.





Typhoon claims two, heads for Tokyo area

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.



Typhoon havoc as Pabuk heads for Tokyo

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.



Two Dead, 16 Hurt as Typhoon Pabuk Lashes Japan

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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