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Typhoon Wipha Hits Oshima Island Japan With Deadly Force
- 10/16/2013 07:36 AM EDT
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in a decade has killed at least 17 people on Izu Oshima Island, south of Tokyo. Typhoon Wipha dumped almost five inches of rain on the island in less than an hour, causing mudslides. Flights to and from Tokyo have been canceled, bullet train service stopped and schools canceled.