Newly digitized footage shows Hiroshima before A-bomb

/ Jul 6, 2017

Newly digitized footage shows Hiroshima before A-bomb

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum released online Wednesday digitally processed 16 mm film footage that shows the central area of Hiroshima about 10 years before the city was devastated by the U.S. atomic bombing. The original film is the only footage owned by the museum ...

Jun 30, 2017

Rare deluge prompts flood and landslide warnings in Kyushu, Chugoku

Heavy rain pounded the Kyushu and Chugoku regions early Friday, prompting the Meteorological Agency to issue landslide and flood warnings. The agency said that rainfall only seen "once every 50 years" had been recorded in Iki, Nagasaki Prefecture, which got 430 mm — roughly 1.6 ...