Typhoon-hit Tohoku railway resumes services on all sections

National Oct 31, 2020

Typhoon-hit Tohoku railway resumes services on all sections

A railway in northeastern Japan resumed operations on all sections on Saturday, about a year after it was stricken by a powerful typhoon. On Saturday morning, the 15.4-kilometer section between Marumori Station in the town of Marumori, Miyagi Prefecture, and Tomino Station in the city ...

Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

National Nov 20, 2019

Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are considering a trip late next month to areas of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that were hit hard by Typhoon Hagibis and subsequent heavy rain, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday. If realized, it will be the imperial couple's first ...