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Osaka earthquake: Useful links and resources

Jun 18, 2018

Osaka earthquake: Useful links and resources

Here is a collection of links in English and Japanese that might prove useful in dealing with the earthquake that struck the Osaka region Monday morning: Government agencies Japan Meteorological Agency Disaster preparedness Railways and subways JR West Osaka Metro Power and gas companies Kansai Electric Tourist emergencies ...

One dead after heavy rain hits Tohoku, Hokuriku

Aug 25, 2017

One dead after heavy rain hits Tohoku, Hokuriku

Parts of central and northern Japan received heavy rain Friday that was linked to the death of one person in Iwate Prefecture whose car was apparently swept away by a flooding river. The body of Yuki Ikeda, a 29-year-old construction worker from Miyako, was found ...