Tag: tsunami

Japan, the earth shakes again
By: Date: April 8, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , ,

Two people were killed and over 100 were injured as a result of the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4,  recorded yesterday Thursday, April 7 and followed by a tsunami warning in northeast Japan, with its epicenter in the prefecture of Miyagi. Citing the agency for disaster management, the NHK  TV spoke about a woman of…

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80,000 rescue workers to help Japan
By: Date: March 16, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

Follwing the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the rescue and relief operations are continuing  today with 80,000 self-defense forces personnel, police officers and firefighters mobilized in the devastated areas, where temperatures have dropped to midwinter levels. The National Police Agency said it has confirmed more than 4,000 deaths in 12 prefectures and more than 8,000 people remained…

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Around 10000 people missing from Minamisanriku, a japanese port town
By: Date: March 12, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

Around 10,000 people are missing from the Japanese port town of Minamisanriku, just 290 miles north of Tokyo : it has been devastated by the tsunami caused by the 8.9 magnitude earthquake. The Japanese state broadcast agency has reported that 9,500 people are unaccounted for in the town, in Miyagi prefecture, which has a population of 19,000.It has been…

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Tsunami in Sendai
By: Date: March 11, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , ,

Following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan earlier today, the following airports are now closed: Tokyo’s Narita Airport Tokyo’s Haneda Airport Sendai Airport (Tsunami has totally flooded Sendai airport, airport evacuated) The earthquake and subsequent tsunami has put Sendai Airport underwater and has resulted in a total evacuation of the airport, the below picture show the…

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Earthquake in Japan: 8.9 Richter. 10 meters of tsunami warning
By: Date: March 11, 2011 Categories: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The devastating earthquake that hits Japan has reached an huge intensity : two shocks, which hit northeastern Japan, causing 32 confirmed deaths in the east of Tokyo, and a still undetermined number of wounded but still very high, both in the capital and in the northern prefecture of Miyagi . The Tokyo government has decided to declare…

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