Strong Typhoon may approach


Another strong typhoon may approach Japan and may come very close to Japan’s Honshu (mainland) on Wednesday. Millions of people in Japan brace for the approach of Typhoon Wipha and the expected destructive winds in addition to life-threatening flooding and mudslides…Wipha is more powerful of two major Pacific typhoons, continued to strengthen over the weekend over the open waters south of Japan. (accuweather)
Japan is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters. Two out of the five most expensive natural disasters in history have occurred in Japan, costing $181 billion in the years 2001 and 1995 only. Ouch..

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