Two injured by magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Ibaraki

Dec 29, 2016

Two injured by magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Ibaraki

Authorities in Ibaraki Prefecture on Thursday continued to assess the damage from a strong earthquake overnight that injured two people, disrupted public transportation and caused buildings to sway in Tokyo.Ibaraki Prefecture is home to two nuclear power plants. No immediate problems were reported at ...

Fresh rain brings more misery to flood-hit Joso

Sep 18, 2015

Fresh rain brings more misery to flood-hit Joso

As more rain fell Thursday on flood-stricken Joso, Ibaraki Prefecture, residents who had been scraping mud away from their homes and businesses had to abandon the effort.The fresh downpour came on the heels of a disaster that left at least eight people dead and ...