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Tornado hits Japan

An overturned car and houses damaged by what seemed to be a tornado are seen in Koshigaya, north of Tokyo September 2, 2013. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

Tornado hits Japan

In northern Tokyo houses were ripped open, cars overturned and several people were hospitalized after what is believed to be a rare tornado ripped through on Monday. Thousands of homes were reported to be without power. (Reuters)