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Rare twister hits outskirts of Tokyo

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The suburbs of Tokyo have been hit by a rare tornado that swept through Noda city and Koshigaya on Monday.

It damaged hundreds of homes, cutting off power to tens of thousands of households, and injuring 30 people.

Eyewitnesses said they had never seen anything like it, and the unprecedented event took everyone by surprise.