Showing posts with label Tokyo. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tokyo. Show all posts

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Storm blankets Tokyo with a year's worth of snow in a day -

Storm blankets Tokyo with a year's worth of snow in a day

A storm clipped Tokyo, Japan, with accumulating snowfall Thursday, local time, prompting the country's weather agency to issue the area's first heavy snowfall warning in years and creating picturesque wintry scenes throughout the capital, along with travel disruptions.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Committee Considers Fukushima for Events in 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is considering hosting baseball and softball games during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics within the Fukushima disaster zone, it was announced Wednesday.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes off coast of Japan's Kanto region, slight sea level changes possible

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck off the east coast of Japan's Kanto region on Friday morning and may cause slight sea level changes in coastal regions, the weather agency here said.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Japan sees three tropical cyclones at once

However difficult it is to forecast the weather, the results will always follow the laws of physics.

At the moment, the forecast paths of three tropical storms, now close to Japan, seems to question logic.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Japan endorses plan to prepare for catastrophic earthquake

The Japanese government approved on Tuesday a program to prepare for a major earthquake that could hit the area of Tokyo in the next 30 years with a 70% probability and claim some 23,000 lives in the worst-case scenario.

Monday, October 06, 2014

Some 400,000 told to evacuate in Japan amid Typhoon Phanfone

Japanese authorities have ordered the evacuation of almost 400,000 people in the central part of the country, hit by powerful Typhoon Phanfone.

More than 620 flights have been canceled and traffic has been suspended on the Shinkansen high-speed railways linking the capital Tokyo and Nagoya, and also other lines.

Three US troops were washed on the northern coast in Okinawa Island on Sunday. One of them was later found dead, while two others are believed to have gone missing.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Earthquake - Magnitude 6.8 - OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN - 2014 July 11, -local time: 04:22 -NO TSUNAMI THREAT

An earthquake with magnitude 6.8 occurred near Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
An earthquake with magnitude 6.8 occurred near Iwaki, Honshu, Japan....

Japan's Meteorological Agency says the quake struck early Saturday 10 kilometres below the sea surface off the coast of Fukushima, northeast of Tokyo.
Magnitude    Mw 6.8


Date time    2014-07-11 19:22:00.9 UTC

Location    37.13 N ; 142.40 E

Depth    10 km

Distances .......

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