Posts Tagged ‘Tōhoku region’

Japan:Typhoon isolates 472 people in disaster-hit Tohoku

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011

In Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, people living in temporary housing were isolated overnight on Wednesday due to flooding caused by a powerful Read more…

Japan:Cesium found in industrial waste

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 16,2011

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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: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…

Japan:Quakes may continue in wide area

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 17,2011

Japanese weather officials are calling on people to stay on the alert, as strong earthquakes are expected to continue for some time. Read more…

Japan-Miyagi police:1,000 bodies likely washed ashore

Monday, March 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 14,2011
Police in Miyagi Prefecture say it’s feared that more than 1,000 bodies have been washed ashore in the wake of Friday’s devastating tsunami.

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