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Super typhoon could ‘drown’ 30% of Tokyo’s central districts

31 Mar 2018, Asahi Shimbun

Much of central Tokyo could be left flooded in up to 10 meters of water if a super typhoon pounded the capital and triggered storm surges, authorities said. The Tokyo metropolitan government offered a worst-case scenario that found 17 of the 23 wards would be swamped around Tokyo Bay.




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