Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

National Aug 20, 2019

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

Hiroshima marked the fifth anniversary on Tuesday of landslides that claimed 77 lives, with residents in the affected areas holding a memorial service to mourn the victims. The memorial was attended by the bereaved families, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and others. Flowers were left at various ...

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

National Jul 20, 2019

Rain pounds southwestern Japan as typhoon approaches Korean Peninsula

Heavy rain pounded islands in southwest Japan as a typhoon headed toward the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, leading the Meteorological Agency to issue the highest-level danger alert for parts of Nagasaki Prefecture. Landslides occurred on Tsushima Island and the Goto Islands in Nagasaki. Two women ...