Posts Tagged ‘Kyushu’

Japan – Kyushu drenched by heavy rain

Saturday, July 14, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News      July 14,   2012

“At least 22 people are dead”


heavy rain, Japan . Photo.

Torrential downpours continue to drench Japan’s southwestern region of Kyushu. At least 22 people are dead and another person is in critical condition. 8 people are missing in Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka prefectures in what weather officials say is unprecedented heavy rain. Read more…

Japan -10 dead, 18 missing in heavy Kyushu rains

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Comments off

Torrential rains have lashed Kyushu island in western Japan, leaving 10 dead and 18 missing. The meteorological agency says the region has never experienced such severe rain and warns of further rainfall.

The rain began in the early hours of Thursday morning as a seasonal rain front was activated by warm and moist southerly winds. In Kumamoto and neighboring Oita prefectures, hourly rainfalls of 100 millimeters were recorded. Read more…

Japan:Kyushu Electric restarts reactor + More Related Articles

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 1 ,2011


The operator of the Genkai nuclear plant in Kyushu, southwestern Japan, has restarted a reactor that shut down in October due to a procedural error. Read more…

Japan:Typhoon Roke bringing heavy rain to Japan

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 20,2011

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Japan:Tropical storm Roke churns north

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Comments off

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Japan:Typhoon Ma-on brushes Kyushu

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 19,2011

A very large and powerful typhoon, Ma-on, is over the seas southeast of Kyushu, bringing heavy winds and rain to the Pacific coast from western Japan to the central Tokai region. Read more…

Japan:Typhoon Ma-on brushes Daito Island

Monday, July 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 18,2011
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Japan:Tropical storm brings heavy rain to Japan

Sunday, May 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 29,2011
A tropical storm, downgraded from a typhoon, is bringing heavy rain across a large area from western to eastern Japan. Read more…