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Offbeat  (tags: Tokyo, floods, typhoon, gurrilla storm, heavy rain, prevention, concretization, asphalt, heat-island, environment, globalwarming )

Naoko
- 2776 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
With global warming and the ongoing concretization and asphalting of Tokyo exacerbating the "heat-island" effect, according to experts the city's chances are bigger than ever of being swamped either by typhoons or "guerrilla storms."



   

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Past Member (0)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 4:10 pm
The article photo - with the man and the umbrella is amazing! Talk about windy! Thank you for posting this.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 7:53 pm
Disaster prevention and preparedness needed now more than ever.
 

Carol H (229)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 7:59 pm
noted, thanks Naoko
 

leslie c (18)
Monday October 17, 2011, 4:11 am
Thanks for the post.
 

Bob P (394)
Monday October 17, 2011, 6:19 am
thanks
 
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