Posts Tagged ‘Sea of Japan’

Russian patrol planes fly over Sea of Japan

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Russian patrol planes have flown over the Sea of Japan where a Japanese Aegis destroyer has been deployed ahead of North Korea’s planned rocket launch.

Japan’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that 2 Russian IL-38 patrol planes were detected flying off the coast of the Sanin district. Read more…

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…

100 snow-related deaths in Japan

Friday, February 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 17, 2012

Unusually heavy snow in Japan this winter has left more than 100 people dead.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency says 103 people have died so far this winter in snow-related accidents, excluding traffic crashes. Read more…

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: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:Nuclear plants urged to brace for biggest tsunami

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 26,2011

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