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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Seven Worst Floods in Japan (after WWII)

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Until 1960, many people died by floods in Japan. The table below shows 7 worst flood disaster after Word War II. 

  Flood name or cause Flood name or cause Number of Deaths Number of Missings Year from MM/DD to MM/DD
1 Isewan typhoon 伊勢湾台風 4697 401 1959 9/26 9/27
2 Makurazaki typhoon  枕崎台風 2473 1283 1945 9/17 9/18
3 Toya Maru typhoon  洞爺丸台風 1361 400 1954 9/24 9/27
4 Kathleen typhoon  カスリーン台風 1077 853 1947 9/14 9/15
5 Kanogawa Typhoon 狩野川台風 888 381 1958 9/26 9/28
6 1953 North Kyushu Flood 昭和28年西日本水害 759 242 1953 6/25 6/29
7 1953 Wakayama Flood 紀州大水害 615 431 1953 7/17 7/18

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As you can see major floods were caused by typhoons. September was the dangerous month in terms of floods. 

Source is Wikipedia.

 

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.