10 years ago, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, one of the largest in the world, was partially destroyed by a tsunami. Many inhabitants fled and a race against the clock to decommission and decontaminate began. But what's it like today?
On a cold Friday afternoon, life for millions in Japan would be changed in the span of just a few minutes. On March 11, 2011, northeastern Japan was struck by one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history.
From lava spewing across Hawaii to icy dips in Antarctica. Here's what happened around the world this week.
The Imperial couple visited the Haragama district of Soma City on Monday, the final day of their 3-day tour of the prefecture. The Empress attended the day's events as scheduled, despite developing a fever the night before.
The couple took part in the annual tree-planting ceremony as part of their three-day tour of the nuclear plant, severely damaged by the 2011 earthquake.
Known in Japanese mythology as ‘the Messenger From the Sea God’s Palace’, could the appearance of dead oarfish signal an earthquake?
Throughout Japan, minutes of silence were observed in tribute to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people six years ago.
After residents were forced to flee their homes in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture in 2011, wild boars moved in.
No damage has been reported to nuclear plants in the area
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has hit southwestern Japan. At least two people have died, according to public broadcaster NHK. The quake struck around
Japan has remembered the nearly 20,000 victims of an earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis. Friday (March 11) marked five years since
One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima
People in Japan have remembered the 6,434 victims of an earthquake that struck two decades ago. About 300,000 light-emitting diodes were turned on in
A magnitude 8.5 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no
Four years ago on 11th March the earth shook Japan. The magnitude nine quake went on for six minutes, the strongest the archipelago had ever
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening (November 22), temporarily trapping people in collapsed
Footballers from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrated a goal with a touching tribute to victims of the 2011 tsunami.
The players, with the