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TEPCO Prepares Countermeasures As Typhoon Tidal Waves Approach Fukushima

UDPATE:

  • *JMA ISSUES TORNADO WARNINGS IN TOKYO AREA, IZU ISLANDS
  • *TYPHOON PHANFONE MAKES LANDFALL AT JAPAN'S SHIZUOKA, JMA SAYS
  • *ANA CANCELS 261 DOMESTIC FLIGHTS DUE TO TYPHOON
  • *ANA SAYS 36,600 PASSENGERS AFFECTED BY FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS
  • *TOYOTA SUSPENDS DAY SHIFT AT 12 PLANTS IN JAPAN ON TYPHOON
  • *HONDA DELAYS START OF SUZUKA, HAMAMATSU PLANTS OPS. TODAY

 

made landfall a cpl hrs ago near Hamamatsu, . Several rain totals >14" so far via pic.twitter.com/LboSFNBOwY

— Jennifer Watson (@JWatson_Wx)

 

 

Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) plans to verify the accuracy of Tepco's estimate and the "appropriateness" of countermeasures being taken in the face of the threat posed by the typhoon.

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Cue Shinzo Abe explaining why it's "contained" and how safe the Olympics (aside from the swimming and sailing) will be!

And in case you were wondering,  prepare for the headlines proclaiming Q3 GDP impacted negatively by the Typhoon (not a policy of currency debauchment and consumer crushing)