Asia Summary: 6 die after heavy snow in Japan

6 killed in Japanese snow storms over the weekend

  • Total of 6 people confirmed dead; 1,200 people cut off in the Tokushima Prefecture.

Indian Uber driver accused of rape arrested

  • 32 year old driver accused of raping a 27 year old woman will appear in court on Monday. 

Typhoon Hagupit weakens to a category 1 storm 

  • 3 people reported to have been killed; however Philippines not as badly hit as first feared. 

Ninth day of thunderstorms in Sydney 

  • Two further thunderstorms on Monday morning; 10,000 left without power on Sunday.