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What if the Ukraine is swung round by about 160 degrees clockwise?  Not good news for Tokyo. All down to the direction the wind blows
by LondonAnalytics (Andrew Smith) on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 08:10:45 AM EST
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Very true, but the maps gives us an idea of just how small and densely populated Japan is.

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 08:21:41 AM EST
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The wind direction is rather fitting so far, and for what I heard, that seasonal wind direction will hold for another month or two.
by das monde on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 08:28:15 AM EST
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Well the BBCs Tokyo Weather forecast is for the wind to blow towards the east On Sunday, with light rain, then strengthening and swinging south on Monday.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 08:43:49 AM EST
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About one day in ten thousands it blows from Ukraine to Sweden. Just happened to be one of those in april 1986.

So even though it is likely that the seasonal patterns hold, you may not want to gamble something important on it.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Apr 2nd, 2011 at 12:17:43 PM EST
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