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Aika Okita surprises everyone with a very different look offscreen.

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Typhoon Trami batters Japan, hits close to Tokyo with fierce winds 【Photos & Videos】

Trami travelled on a path up the centre of the mainland, shaking buildings and nerves around the country.

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Astronaut’s assessment of Super Typhoon Trami isn’t filling us with confidence

You know you’re in for a rough time when a storm freaks out someone who has literally seen all of the earth. 

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Explosions, toppled trucks, massive sea waves all part of Typhoon Jebi’s destructive force【Vids】

”It’s like Godzilla is attacking.”

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Thousands trapped as typhoon floods Osaka airport runway, sends tanker crashing into only bridge

Typhoon makes Kansai International’s runway indistinguishable from the ocean around the island, turns 5.7 million-pound boat into instrument of havoc.

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Typhoon Jebi hits too close to home, wreaks havoc on my Osaka neighborhood【Videos】

Until Jebi pounded into Osaka, I realized I’d never really experienced a typhoon before.

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Powerful typhoon turns downtown Osaka into a ghost town【Photos】

As Typhoon Jebi approaches the downtown area, everyone else wants to get out of it.

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Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, blows away cars, roofs, and building facades 【Pics & Videos】

Part of the roof at Kyoto Station also fell in as staff scrambled for safety.

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Massive storm lights up Tokyo with thousands of lightning strikes 【Pics & Videos】

It was the strongest thunderstorm to hit the capital in years.

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Intense rainfall suddenly floods part of Tokyo’s Asagaya neighborhood【Video】

Japan’s “guerrilla rain” launches a summer squall sneak attack.

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Tokyo too hot for you? It’s already snowing in Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island【Photos】

Winter wonderland makes a surprise appearance in the middle of August during Japan’s hottest summer ever.

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Monday was the hottest day ever in Japan’s recorded history

Japan’s national and Tokyo temperature records fall on the same day as intense heat wave continues.

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It’s so hot in Japan that people are cooking food in/on their cars【Photos】

Too busy to cook after work? This might be a solution for you.

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This is the best summer in years to visit Japan…if you hate mosquitoes

People aren’t getting bit by the aggravating insects in Japan this summer, those some might say the reason why is something even worse.

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Japanese weather presenter ad-libs through blooper, becomes Internet’s favourite girl 【Video】

Turns out it’s not the first time she’s used her charm to deal with an embarrassing live-to-air blunder.

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Nude photos of Mt. Fuji circulate online as powerful typhoon removes snow from the peak【Photos】

Japan’s tallest mountain loses its icy top covering as storm blows through eastern Japan.

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Passengers evacuate train during typhoon after it gets hit by lightning and fills up with smoke

This video shows what happens inside a train when lightning strikes a carriage.

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Amazing “funnel cloud” appears over the sky in Japan 【Video】

The stunning natural phenomenon looks more like an otherworldly dragon as it’s filmed slowly retreating up to the sky.

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Crazy-huge hail chunks pound Tokyo as “guerrilla rain” hits the capital【Videos, photos】

Summer may be the rainy season, but hail like this is freaky even for Japan.

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 odd ways Japanese people beat the summer heat【Weird Top Five】

Try some of these out the next time you need to cool off.

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