Japan's Record Typhoon Year

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2019 Sets a New Japan Typhoon Record

Japan was hit by nearly double the usual number of typhoons in 2019 and two of the storms were among the most powerful to hit near Tokyo in nearly 30 years, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The JMA said that five typhoons made landfall in Japan in 2019, compared to the average yearly landfall rate of 2.7. …

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