• Kyodo


The Kochi Prefectural Government plans to combine and relocate three day care centers in Tosashimizu that are at risk of being hit by tsunami in the event of a massive Nankai Trough quake, Gov. Masanao Ozaki said Friday.

The decision to relocate the nursery schools to an area 50 meters above sea level was based on predictions that 34-meter tsunami could hit the city, with 10- to 15-meter waves likely to reach where the day care centers now stand.

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