Typhoon to hit Japan: there are victims, authorities calculate damage

One person was killed and 14 received injuries of varying severity in Japan by the impact of a powerful typhoon "Guchol" — the night he flew over the central and north-eastern parts of the country and continued to move to the open ocean. During the day, as expected, he will lose strength and turn into an area of low pressure.

Tuesday in Numazu in Shizuoka Prefecture 53-year-old man died in the rubble of the destroyed house typhoon. In Yamanashi Prefecture 16-year old schoolgirl was carried spilled the torrential rains and the river is

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Typhoon Guchol hit the central island of Japan

Typhoon "Guchol", which in the early morning with great speed was coming to Japan reached the island of Honshu. Contrary to the forecasts of the national meteorological agencies in the country, the typhoon passed over the southern island of Kyushu, and struck immediately by the central Honshu.

Currently "Guchol" (as residents of Micronesia call one of their spices) with a speed of 50 km per hour moves in the prefecture of Wakayama in the direction of the capital region. At Tokyo, he should come down for a few hours. Wind gusts kept at 20-25 meters per second — under

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Typhoon heads for Japan Guchol

Philippine rescue organizations are fully prepared to fight to the aspiring East Vasa North Luzon typhoon Guchol (Buchoy). At the moment, the eye of the typhoon is located 565 km east of the capital of the Philippines Manila and dvichetsya to the north-northwest at a speed of 17 km / h The maximum wind speed in a typhoon 185 km / h with gusts of 232 km / h, which corresponds to category 4. The height of the largest waves of up to 11 meters. Expected precipitation brought Gucholom on Luzon, Mindanao and Bashan, are so strong that they

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Typhoon mawari not retreating

Weather forecasts to the typhoon mawari justified. Night of 3 June, he struck the Philippines. Wind speed at the same time reached 175, and in some places 250 km / h Per hour over Luzon and the surrounding area fell to 250 mm. In Dagupane and neighboring Iba precipitation also had a significant (up to 150 mm). Mawari received third category of risk. As a result, several flights canceled and changed the schedule of ships. In the ports of Luzon await a decision on their flights Bole 1300 passengers. The initial number of missing is 13-minute. At the moment,

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The earthquake in Japan may carry life to 323 thousand people — scientists

The Government of Japan has published on Wednesday a new forecast scenario and the potential damage in the event of an earthquake in Rift Nankai, comparable in strength to the great eastern earthquake March 11, 2011, is projected to victims of disaster can be up to 323 thousand people, according to local media.

Scientists debate the likelihood of a massive earthquake near the capital of Japan has been going on for a long time. Japanese and international media even dubbed a possible earthquake in the region as the most anticipated and the likely event of the decade.

The so-called Rift

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Unusually snowy winter in Japan

Unusually snowy winter in Japan has caused the death of more than 100 people, according to the channel NHK World. According to the Ministry of fires and emergencies, 103 people have died this winter in the incidents of adverse snowy weather, including traffic accidents.

In Niigata Prefecture registered 23 deaths, Hokkaido — 21, Yamagata — 15, Akita and Aomori — 12.

67, or 2/3 of the victims — people older than 65. More than 75% — were killed during the snow removal from roofs.

Ministry reminds that cleaning should be carried out in pairs, using the belay rope, suitable footwear,

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In Japan, issued warnings to evacuate to 100 thousand people

Japanese authorities issued a warning about the evacuation of more than 100 thousand people in connection with the fallen on the territory of the country's main island of Honshu typhoon "Dzhelavat" TV channel NHK.

Currently "Dzhelavat", which became the 17th typhoon of the season in the northwest Pacific, raging in the Kinki region in the western part of the main island of Honshu, and continues to move in the north-east at a speed of 50 kilometers per hour.

As a result, squally winds and the threat of flooding due to raising the level of rivers and coastal waters, an evacuation

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65 people have already been affected by the typhoon in Japan Dzhelavat

The number of mine hit the south of Japan typhoon "Dzhelavat" has increased to 65 people, normally over 331 million homes, TV channel NHK.

According to the National Meteorological Agency of Japan, typhoon "Dzhelavat", which became the 17th typhoon of the season in the north-western Pacific Ocean, near the prefecture of Kagoshima and is moving to the northeast at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour.

The pressure at the center of the typhoon was 935 hPa. Squally wind speed accompanying the cyclone reaches 45 meters per second, with gusts up to 65 meters per second.

As at 17.00 local

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Japan: Fuji could collapse

Part of Mount Fuji in Japan, the national symbol and the main tourist attraction, could collapse under a mountain if you will re-open fault.

A three-year study has enabled seismologists under the mountain to find the unknown fault. It is possible that part of the mountain could collapse, said Yasuhiro Yoshida, director of the Investigation of the earthquake.

A team of researchers led by scientists from the University of Tokyo, a model of the aftereffect. It turned out that the fault can lead to a 7 magnitude earthquake.

Japan went on to povshennoy preparedness against possible earthquakes and other natural

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More than 100 people were affected by the typhoon in Japan Dzhelavat

The number of mine hit the south of Japan typhoon "Dzhelavat" has increased to 104 people, normally more than 158 million homes, TV channel NHK.

Currently typhoon "Dzhelavat", which became the 17th typhoon of the season in the northwest Pacific, raging in the Kinki region in the western part of the main island of Honshu, and continues to move in the north-east at a speed of 45 kilometers per hour.

According to the National Meteorological Agency of Japan, the pressure in the center of the typhoon was 965 hPa. Squally wind speed accompanying the cyclone reaches 35 meters per

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