Typhoon #19 ("Hagibis") brought record-breaking rainfall and winds to central, eastern and northern Japan on October 12-13, 2019. And flood waters are much much more deadly than 99% of people know!!! More and more instances of rivers having overflowed their banks or broken levees have come to light. Minato-ku Which is weird because my home is within 1km from the Arakawa River. emergency services, deaths at sea, building collapses, rivers. Arriving travelers who have recently visited a country affected by the coronavirus or who show coronavirus symptoms will have to take a coronavirus test at the airport and wait for the test results to arrive, which usually takes 2-3 hours. Furthermore, Japan is temporarily suspending visa exemptions with many countries, making it necessary for visitors to apply for a visa before traveling to Japan. Current state of tourism: borders virtually closed. It is currently undecided when regular tourists will again be able to enter the country, but it is unlikely to happen in considerable numbers before autumn 2021 after the end of the Olympic and Paralympic games. At least 33 people died and dozens were injured after a man set fire to an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto, officials say. Better give the strongly affected people some of the coupon they made for family (give not sell with the current scheme). Copyright © 1996-2020 japan-guide.com All Rights Reserved. Little damage, and no flooding. Japan's ability to produce food to feed the Nation. Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people. Curious. Japan :( I can't even find the words for that. Sad for the folks downstream when the rivers crested. The tornado was part of the overall typhoon. Sheesh....Give it a rest for just one day while Japan and it's families recover from this tragedy. JapanToday A mix of what's trending on our other sites, Black panther injures zookeeper in Kagoshima, Japan to expand compensation for businesses over Go To Travel campaign halt, Osaka opens facility for severe COVID-19 patients with SDF support, Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost, China looks forward on anniversary of 1937 Nanjing massacre, Mayor defends councilwoman's ouster over sexual assault claim, Japan struggles to cope with surge in virus infections, Trump lashes out at Supreme Court, Barr as efforts to overturn election fizzle. But a 77-year-old woman in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, died as rescuers of the Tokyo Fire Department, trying to save her by helicopter, dropped her to the ground from an altitude of about 40 meters as they failed to attach a hanger to the harness that she was in, it said. It might not be so bad....but it very well might be!!!! That will be difficult to manage to put tax down only in the area affected. In a first step, a "Business Track" system was introduced, allowing business travelers from certain countries (currently: Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam and China) to skip the quarantine if they test negative once before departure and once after arrival. No matter what Abe says or does he's criticized here. Energy experts inspect TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on 17 April 2013 as part of a mission to review Japan's plans to decommission the facility. Just saw a house collapse into the river in Nagano early this morning. He could show some mettle and lower the tax rate back to 8% or less. Is any Japanese media outlet questioning or investigating the Ministry of Construction policy that has led to the damming of every river of any size in the country, and the building of concrete embankments along them, that has undoubtedly contributed to the scale of the flooding in this, and past, disasters? A day after Typhoon Hagibis lashed Tokyo and other areas in … Those Shinkansen trains cost $28 billion each. Although the virus has not spread in Japan at an explosive rate as seen in Europe and North America, the central government declared a state of emergency from April 7 to May 25, requesting people to stay home and certain businesses to close. I live near a large river with similar levies although, I don’t live in flats. Only a few remain closed now. Tel: +81 3 5561 7755 Restrictions on businesses have been lifted. About ten of them have been flooded and damaged and will be out of services for many months. Japan has adopted a five-year plan starting next April to accelerate anti-disaster measures across the country such as improving aging infrastructure. For the first time, radiation from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan has been found in the United States. Its gross domestic product per capita is $39,290 or 35th highest in the world. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan’s main island, which initiated a series of large … When will the people rise up to demand the Abe government to put the Japanese people first! Is there a donation fund set up? Strong earthquakes hit Kyushu in April 2016. No power outages, just stayed home all day watching Netflix like any normal rainy day. On Oct 17, 1992, recalls the Sankei Shimbun (Oct 10), the 16-year-old exchange student from Nagoya, on his way to a Halloween party, was mistakenly dropped off at … Perhaps, the Government may consider as a consequence, that funding better safeguards in food producing areas to enhance food security is worth more than buying a new Stealth fighter from the US ? Nature's poker face, I'd guess. Now, they import 70%. Japan has lifted an evacuation order for parts of a town in the shadow of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, weeks before the area is to … Jesse Katayama of Japan planned to tour the 15th century Inca citadel in March before it closed due to COVID-19. people be safe. The toll of dead and missing continues to climb. A minute-by-minute look at the quake that devastated Japan. There may have been a few disappointed rugby fans in Japan this weekend, but they will not forget the typhoon. Damn, was hoping my apartment was gone... Pos it is. "That Japan was so "overreacting" in their preparations! Anyway, soon get things cleared up, and running again. The typhoon caused flooding, landslides and loss of life in several regions, especially in the Kanto Region around Tokyo, the eastern Chubu Region, and the eastern Tohoku Region. In the 70's, they managed to produce 70%. What I saw from the video on TV it sure looked like a tornado. ©2020 GPlusMedia Inc. The level five warning was also issued for Ibaraki, Tochigi, Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures. Some areas isolated and situation unconfirmed. A selection of articles from The Japan News and The Yomiuri Shimbun is now available to read on inkl, which hosts titles from about 20 countries. However, their spent fuel pools still required cooling. In terms of climate and natural disasters, Japan has it hard. The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. The total cost… More details. Japan news and Japanese national, crime, entertainment, politics, business, technology, sports stories in English. Just imagine the terror when you feel grateful and relieved and then they drop you and you are falling to your death. Problem solved for Tokyo. ... said Kyodo news agency. At the time of the Tōhoku earthquake on 11 March 2011, Reactors 4, 5, and 6 were shut down in preparation for re-fueling. What is your preferred length for a travel report video on YouTube? While restrictions on domestic tourism have been lifted, Japan's borders remain closed to international tourists, and there are no signs that the borders will be opened to considerable numbers of tourists in the near future. A gradual reopening of Japan's borders towards short-time visitors is slowly progressing. The outbreak of the coronavirus is having a big impact on tourism in Japan. Japan news and opinion. Supply chains presumably will take some time to recover, which may explain in part , the panic buying by locals. My most sincere prayers are with you all! That makes its standard of living lower than the United States or Germany. Abe [...] could show some mettle and lower the tax rate back to 8% or less. Twenty years have passed since Yoshihiro Hattori was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Latest figures are nine confirmed deaths and 22 missing. That's dramatic for the little farmers, which are often retired people doing it to complement their pension. e.g. Watch breaking news videos, viral videos and original video clips on CNN.com. Certainly an experience I wouldn’t like to repeat, and we came out of it more or less unscathed. Honestly I didn’t even really notice anything in my area, Itabashi-Ku. In March 2011 a devastating tsunami destroyed the coastline of north Japan. I guess other areas were not as fortunate. The pervasive concentrated stillness after one of these typhoons always gives me a bit of an eerie feeling. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant comprised six separate boiling water reactors originally designed by General Electric (GE) and maintained by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). My thoughts are with the people of Japan today. Background. What assessment has been carried out yet of the impact of the Storm to that ? Japan has 126.5 million people. It may not be 1000 but that’s only because of disaster preparedness and better technology to help stop major incidents from occurring. Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening with heavy rain, which flooded the city and surrounding areas. I tell my friends who come to Japan!!! Front pages are filled with powerful images of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, as all the papers reflect on the enormous scale of the disaster. WELLINGTON New Zealand on Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the volcanic eruption on White Island that killed 22 people, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern describing the tragic event as "devastating" for the country. See each page for more details. No toppled trees, no damage to my apartment, nothing. Anyway, hope everyone is ok this morning and didn't suffer any damages. Widespread flooding in Nagano now. Fax: +81 3 5561 7756 People were heavily threatened by aftershocks for over 500 times, and over 16 meters high mega tsunami attacked the area. This is terrible. They are definitely a disaster waiting to happen (as it has done). Japan faces another Fukushima disaster crisis A plan to dump a million tonnes of radioactive water from the Fukushima disaster off Japan is alarming local people. Pay attention!!! I see that tornadoes are more damaging than typhoons. All restrictions on inter-prefectural travel were lifted on June 19, and in late July the Go To Travel campaign was started to encourage tourism, offering residents of Japan a 50% cost reduction on domestic travel into 2021. prayers and love form Malaysia. The crash was Japan's worst rail disaster since 1963 when 161 people died in Yokohama after a freight train collided with a truck and was then hit by two passenger trains. Japan is to release treated radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, media reports say. Even after the end of the state of emergency, people in the entire country are requested to exercise social distancing and refrain from visiting crowded and badly ventilated places. Yeah, as if nothing has happened. Japan flooding death toll nears 60 as 'unprecedented' rain batters main island Rescue operations have been hampered by the rains, flooding, and mudslides Shocking pictures. “The Japan Meteorological Agency had issued the highest warning on its one-to-five scale for Tokyo and the prefectures of Gunma, Saitama, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Nagano, Shizuoka, Niigata and Fukushima.”. Sincere condolences to the tragic loss to families loved ones. The Okawa Elementary School tragedy in Ishinomaki has become famous in Japan. The scenes of whole communities of houses one-floor or more deep in river water make me want to weep. I am sad for the people who died and suffered in this natural disaster. Abe's words are like whispers in the wind. The winds didn't seem bad where we are in Tokyo but yeah 22 hours of solid rain will undoubtedly cause problems. Minamata disease (Japanese: 水俣病, Hepburn: Minamata-byō), sometimes referred to as Chisso-Minamata disease (チッソ水俣病, Chisso-Minamata-byō), is a neurological disease caused by severe mercury poisoning.Signs and symptoms include ataxia, numbness in the hands and feet, general muscle weakness, loss of peripheral vision, and damage to hearing and speech. In the meantime, the situation has normalized in most tourist destinations. People need every penny after this, and the long term effects have yet to come. 国内、海外、犯罪、娯楽、政治、経済、テクノロジー、スポーツ等、日本のニュースを英語でお届け。英語の勉強にも最適！日本のニュースを英語で読んでみよう。 Higashi-Azabu IS bldg, 4F Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Meaningless. Why are people downvoting posts showing condolences, concern and well-wishes? October 16, 2020 / 7:24 AM / AFP Japan will release more than a million tons of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea in a … We strive to keep Japan Guide up-to-date and accurate, and we're always looking for ways to improve. Japan is a first world country, yet every year hundreds of people die from natural disasters and the government spends so much money on defense against enemies that don't exist. There is two known dead, 11 missing, entire neighborhoods flooded, god knows how much damage. I’ve been through many typhoons over the past 15 years here and this, at least in my area, seemed minuscule. Many will not be able to repair. 16 children severely injured and 3 deaths in the stabbing rampage Kawasaki Park Japan May 28, 2019 Today, 28th of May, 2019 another tragedy involving children has occurred in Tama Ward, Kawasaki City, Japan after 16 elementary school children were stabbed and injured in the morning while waiting for their school bus to get them to the Caritas Elementary School(カリタス小学校). So that they can buy daily necessities. Someone wrote in...just prior to Hagibis hitting Japan. Let’s see once it’s over what the real death toll is. Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. Still disrupted are train sections near Fukuroda Falls and Bessho Onsen. About 20,000 disappeared and dead have been confirmed. Is this what the new Minister of Environment meant by "cute and sexy" hmmm... My heart breaks for you from over sea. Many of the flat areas are below the level of the river. SMEs and startups succeed in Japan's most dynamic city. I bet it’s more than 11. However, they still have to go through a time-consuming application procedure, submit a schedule of activities, install a coronavirus contact tracing app and not use public transportation for two weeks after arrival. My thoughts are with all the victims. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below. Thanks to the Canadian rugby team for helping clear up the mud on the roads! The government has stopped caring for ages. this typhoon really stretched Japan’s safety measures. I feel really sorry for those who lost their lives or loved ones, all the people who have been flooded out of their homes. I would like to help. The Hokuriku Shinkansen will not be able to run a full service until they are put back into service. But it's higher than its Asian competitor, China. Tokyo 106-0044 I do not think the insurance cover these and there will still be delay. Costliest natural disaster in recorded world history, estimated at up to $235 billion by the … Tornados are sometimes spawned due to typhoons. I express heartful sympathy to everybody who suffered by the typhoon. My condolences to the bereaved, hope of smooth recovery for the injured ones and wish for the best outcome for all the affected ones. Under the plan through fiscal 2025 approved by the cabinet, a total of 123 disaster reduction projects will be implemented including repairs to schools and roads. Terrible as it is, I wish the media would say how it is the worst typhoon to hit mainland Japan in sixty years, as Okinawa, notably Miyako island has had stronger ones pummel it, even last year Number 24 in terms of winds was stronger. AFP Most visitors to Japan also have to undergo a self-quarantine at a designated location (usually at a hotel or at home) and may not use public transportation for 14 days upon arrival. Though, Shelves in the local Supermarkets were almost bare again today. This is really gross. The cleanup will be back-breaking and heart-breaking. What ability ? By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts. Typhoon #19 ("Hagibis") brought record-breaking rainfall and winds to central, eastern and northern Japan on October 12-13, 2019. :( I think first responders should be better prepared next time. No-entry zones are currently maintained at the following prominent volcanoes: Sign in and subscribe for the latest Japan travel news and updates. With its alert information already available in English, last year the app added an English translation of its +Sonae disaster prevention information service. Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 9 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 37 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 491 earthquakes in the past 365 days Terrible news. As powerful and dangerous as the 1958 typhoon, maybe fewer deaths thanks to better infrastructure and better preparations? People are struggling to shovel the heavy wet fine mud from their homes. and the clean up has not started yet. +Sonae provides advice via easy-to-understand-illustrations and articles that can be accessed via the Yurekuru Call app. Abandoned farm lands become more fragile, there will be even more landslides and floodings in the next years. There are three column topics … Features and analysis. Honestly I didn’t even really notice anything in my area, Itabashi-Ku. In the mid-afternoon on the 11th Match, 2011, the giant earthquake with moment magnitude of 9.0 in Japan. Stay safe in flooded areas, keep away from steep inclines etc. What does it take to be a real disaster?! Below is a list of major tourist attractions and their current state of business in some of the more popular destinations in our sightseeing guide: Tokyo Government Building observation decks (reopened 7/1), Guided tours of the Imperial Palace (reopened 6/2), Koishikawa Botanical Garden (reopened 8/4), Institute for Nature Study (reopened 6/1), Sightseeing cruises on Lake Ashinoko (reopened 6/1), Subaru Line toll road to the 5th Station (reopened 6/15), Yamazaki Whisky Distillery (closed indefinitely), Asahi Beer Suita Brewery (closed indefinitely), Historic Village of Hokkaido (reopened 5/26), Okurayama Ski Jump and the Winter Sports Museum (reopened 6/1), Several facilities at Moerenuma Park (reopened 6/1), Art installations on Inujima Island (reopened 6/1), Art installations on Teshima Island (reopened 7/11), Nagasaki Museum of History (reopened 5/25), Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum (reopened 5/25), Okinawa Prefectural Museum (reopened 9/6). The energy water carries is absolutely mind boggling! EDITORIAL: Anti-disaster efforts need a check on Disaster Prevention Day August 28, 2020 EDITORIAL: Proper flood evacuations in the virus era pose major challenges June 1, 2020 Iwate and Miyagi Prefecture got d… I was just looking at the picture of the trains in the pool of water, I don't think that these will be running soon as the trains electric motors could be saturated with water, I suspect that they will all have to be inspected before oppositions can resume, the financial loss for people and companies is going to be high. Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain, flooding huge swaths of residential districts and leaving at least 33 dead. Doesn't Japan Today know a little more about these deaths? Most events and festivals nationwide have been cancelled or postponed. Some very serious damage and loss of life. The Japan News partners with inkl The Japan News has partnered with media startup inkl, a news service that curates articles from the world’s leading publishers for users to read on mobile devices. If they warn you here! Inside the cities, public transportation has never been greatly affected; however, airlines and long-distance bus companies have considerably cut their services, and seasonal and tourist trains have been suspended, although services have been increased again. Japan lifts evacuation order for town hit by Fukushima disaster Fukushima unveils plans to become renewable energy hub Japan aims to power region, scene … Cars thrown 100 meters. I feel for these people because most will be camping there during the Winter months. Very heavy rain throughout yesterday, Karuizawa got over 310mm! Stay safe everyone. The epicenter of the earthquake was 130 kilometers (80 miles) east of Sendai, the northeastern part of Japan. Gogogo, there was a tornado in Chiba as well as. The scale of the damage is mind-boggling; large swathes of central, eastern and northern Japan. Many are without transportation as their cars were flooded/washed away. After the last two years....BETTER SAFE than SORRY. I’ve always been worried about the stability of those levy banks. The typhoon caused flooding, landslides and loss of life in several regions, especially in the Kanto Region around Tokyo, the eastern Chubu Region, and the eastern Tohoku Region.In the meantime, the situation has normalized in most tourist destinations. I learned a lot about them last year! Intercity trains have mostly resumed operating according to their regular timetables after a reduction of services in May and early June. Likewise, there are many countries that refuse entry to people arriving from Japan or require travelers arriving from Japan to undergo a quarantine. And the winner of the most pointless public statement by a rich man who has never spent a moment in danger his whole life goes to... Apart from the sad cost to life, another cost has yet to be reckoned - namely that upon Japan's ability to produce food to feed the Nation. Due to a recent rise in infection numbers, especially around Sapporo, Osaka, Tokyo and Nagoya, the local governments of some badly affected areas have again started to ask residents to avoid unnecessary outings and to request alcohol-serving establishments to close early. There will be more imports, they signed treaties and allowed frankenfood for that. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know: social distancing and refrain from visiting crowded and badly ventilated places, Tokyo Government Building observation decks, Okurayama Ski Jump and the Winter Sports Museum. Most tourist attractions in Japan were closed in April and May; however since late May, a large number of them have reopened. Japan is currently refusing entry to non-Japanese people who have been to any of over 150 designated countries across the world within the past 14 days, including the United States, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and most European countries (including the UK), except to residents of Japan or under special circumstances. Yurekuru Call is a Japanese earthquake alarm app that became particularly popular after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Ground conditions unstable in many areas. That’s only a partial list. Death tolls in modern countries usually some general details. It also showed the flaws. A few sightseeing spots are still affected. Many have no power. Why only 1 helicopter doing all the rescue? 1-8-1 Higashi-Azabu "I ask the people of Japan to remain vigilant against landslides and flooding rivers.". I feel extremely sad for this poor woman. 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