Archive

Posts Tagged ‘Hokkaido’

Storm warning for northern Japan

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Comments off

Gusty winds blew across northern Japan Wednesday, fueled by a low pressure system developing near Hokkaido.

In Sado City on the Sea of Japan coast, winds gusted to nearly 160 kilometers per hour. In eastern Hokkaido, winds of up to 125 kilometers per hour were recorded in Rausu Town. Read more…

Japan:Deaths from snow-related accidents reach 63

Friday, February 3, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 3, 2012

Heavy snow is wreaking havoc in Japan, raising the number of deaths from related accidents.

The Fire and Disaster Management Read more…

Three bodies from missing ship retrieved off Hokkaido

Monday, December 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 26, 2011            “Cambodian-registered freighter”

Three bodies of crewmembers from a missing foreign freighter have been retrieved from waters off northern Hokkaido. Read more…

Japan:Snowstorm continues in northern Japan

Saturday, December 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 24, 2011

Japanese weather forecasters are warning of gales and heavy snow in the north of the country.

A snowstorm is forecast to continue through Sunday. Hokkaido will have winds of up to 72 kilometers per hour. The Hokuriku and Chugoku regions will have winds of up to 65 kilometers per hour. Read more…

Japan:Excess radiation in northeast of Japan + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011
Japan:Radioactive cesium may have reached Hokkaido
Radioactive material removed from Setagaya lot

Photo: RIA Novosti    
  Read more…

Japan:Typhoon Roke leaves 12 dead, 4 missing

Friday, September 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 23,2011

 
Read more…

Japan:Typhoon News

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011
Japan:Typhoon Roke moving off northern Japan
Japan:Typhoon Roke spares Fukushima plant

 

Read more…

Japan:March 11 tsunami caused unprecedented fire

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011

Read more…

Japan:Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Hokkaido

Thursday, September 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 8,2011

Read more…

Japan:Tropical storm kills 48,many wait rescue

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 6,2011

Read more…