Tsunami Warning

  • 7.0 quake rocks Japan, tsunami warning lifted 10-07-2011 07:21 AM

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake jolted northeastern Japan on Sunday, and workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant were evacuated after an alert for a half-meter tsunami was issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency. The tsunami warning was later lifted. The quake monitoring agency said the earthquake had a magnitude...
  • Japan's unemployment rate rises to 4.7 per cent 31-05-2011 08:07 AM

    Tokyo: Japan's unemployment rate in April rose for the first time in six months, while the nation's factory output posted a weaker-than-expected rebound amid sluggish output following the March earthquake and tsunami. The April jobless rate climbed to 4.7 per cent from the March unemployment rate of 4.6 per cent,...
  • Radiation in Japan seawater may be spreading 28-03-2011 10:41 AM

    Tokyo: Highly radioactive iodine seeping from Japan's damaged nuclear complex may be making its way into seawater farther north of the plant than previously thought, officials said on Monday, adding to radiation concerns as the crisis stretches into a third week. Mounting problems, including badly miscalculated radiation figures and no...
  • Another quake off Japan, small tsunami alert 28-03-2011 10:13 AM

    New York: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the US Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, but the Japan Meteorological Agency announced that a tsunami of up to 1.6 feet...
  • Radiation found on Japanese ship entering China 25-03-2011 10:37 AM

    Beijing: China has detected what it said were "abnormal" radiation levels on a Japanese merchant ship entering the port at Xiamen in eastern Fujian province, the country's quality and inspection watchdog said on Friday. The report did not say how high the radiation levels were on the ship, which belongs...
  • Radioactive material may reach US today: report 18-03-2011 09:36 AM

    Boston: Small amount of radioactive material, blowing from Japan's damaged nuclear power plants, is expected to reach California on Friday but experts have said the radiation would be "within safe limits" and poses no major risk, according to a media report. Radioactive isotopes are being blown toward North America "high...
  • IAEA says Japan situation serious but stable 18-03-2011 08:27 AM

    Vienna: The situation at Japan's tsunami-stricken nuclear plant is "very serious," but at the moment does not appear to be deteriorating, a senior official of the UN atomic agency said on Thursday. As emergency workers frantically worked to regain control of the dangerously overheated nuclear complex, Graham Andrew told reporters...
  • Wednesday: Japan stocks rebound more than 6 pc 16-03-2011 07:07 AM

    Tokyo: Japan's major stock index rebounded about six per cent on Wednesday's opening bell after the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average lost more than 10 per cent in the previous trading session. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average gained 520.7 points, or 6.05 per cent, to trade at 9,125.85 at...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis, lessons for India 13-03-2011 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Earthquake, tsunami, and now a possible meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power station north of Tokyo. The plant comprising six reactors generates 4.7 gigawatts of power. So when this explosion happened the worst was feared. The government said the blast was caused by water vapour in the cooling...
  • Japan's worst quake in history 12-03-2011 07:53 AM

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  • Toll in Indonesian quake rises to 57 03-09-2009 10:10 AM

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  • Strong quake jolts Japan, felt in Tokyo 11-08-2009 02:31 AM

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  • Tsunami alert after Indonesia quake 20-02-2007 03:31 PM

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  • 8.3 magnitude quake rocks Japan 13-01-2007 10:45 AM

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  • Small tsunami hits north Japan 15-11-2006 06:39 PM

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