Heavy snow strands 1,000 vehicles on Fukui Prefecture road

National Feb 6, 2018

Heavy snow strands 1,000 vehicles on Fukui Prefecture road

Heavy snow blanketed much of the Sea of Japan coast on Tuesday, disrupting transportation and prompting authorities to request the dispatch of the Self-Defense Forces for disaster relief after about 1,000 vehicles were stranded. Due to a strong cold front and a low-pressure system, snow ...

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

National Nov 27, 2017

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa on Monday gave the go-ahead for Kansai Electric Power Co. to restart two reactors at its Oi power plant. With Fukui also hosting Kansai Electric's Takahama plant, where two reactors have already resumed operation, restarting the units at the Oi complex ...