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 ...

Small plane makes belly landing at Nagasaki airport

Jun 29, 2017

Small plane makes belly landing at Nagasaki airport

A twin-propeller plane made a belly landing Thursday at Nagasaki airport due to mechanical trouble, causing a brief runway closure and the cancellation of over a dozen flights, the airport operator and the transport ministry said. The three people aboard the Beechcraft Baron G58 were ...