Posts Tagged ‘Nagano Prefecture’

Japan:Snow-related deaths rise to 51 in Japan

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 1, 2012

Deaths from snow-related accidents are increasing at a faster pace in Japan, as heavy snowfall hits northern parts of the country.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency says 51 people have died in snow-related incidents so far this winter, excluding traffic accidents. Thirty of them have died in the past 15 days. Read more…

Japan:Earthquake hits Niigata, no tsunami alert

Thursday, June 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June  2,2011

A medium-strength earthquake hit Niigata Prefecture north of Tokyo on Thursday morning. But no major damage has been reported and a nuclear power plant in the prefecture is unharmed. Read more…

Japan:Radiation exposure for 2 workers may exceed limit + More Related News

Monday, May 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 30,2011

Radiation exposure for 2 workers may exceed limit


Two workers at the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear Read more…