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Typhoon Roke makes landfall in central Japan

The 15th typhoon of the season landed near Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, at around 2 p.m., bringing strong winds and heavy rain to vast areas of western and northern Japan.Typhoon Roke is moving northeast after making landfall on the Pacific coast of central Japan.

September 22, 2011

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Typhoon Roke forcing mass evacuations in Japan

Dangerous Typhoon Roke, now the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane, is set to be the strongest typhoon to hit Japan so far this year. Though the typhoon is expected to weaken to a Category 1 hurricane before roaring onshore over south-central Honshu Wednesday, it

September 20, 2011

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Two typhoons churn in the West Pacific basin

Typhoon Roke (Onyok) is the seventh typhoon and fifth major typhoon of the 2011 Asia Pacific typhoon season. The storm is currently located about 280 nautical miles south of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan and is a category 3 typhoon with a maximum sustained wind

September 20, 2011