200 stranded in flooded hospital

200 stranded in flooded hospital

Flooding from torrential rains strands over 200 people in a hospital in Saga Prefecture.

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Torrential rains leave 3 dead in western Japan

Torrential rains leave 3 dead in western Japan

At least 3 people are dead as torrential rain continues to fall in western Japan.

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Heavy rain pounds southwestern Japan

Heavy rain pounds southwestern Japan

Weather officials call on residents in southwestern Japan to remain on alert for landslides after torrential rain hits t...

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Rhino may have killed caretaker at Tokyo zoo

Rhino may have killed caretaker at Tokyo zoo

A caretaker is found unconscious by the cage of a rhinoceros at Tama Zoological Park and later pronounced dead.

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Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Festival-goers get muddy and munch on organic produce at a festival in Chiba Prefecture.

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Eco-friendly dog

Eco-friendly dog

An environment-friendly dog has collected more than 3,000 plastic bottles during walks over five years.

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Typhoon Krosa slams western Japan

Typhoon Krosa slams western Japan

Typhoon Krosa makes landfall in Hiroshima and slams western Japan with high winds and rain while cancelling flight and t...

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Typhoon Krosa stops trains, planes

Typhoon Krosa stops trains, planes

Powerful Typhoon Krosa disrupts public transportation, affecting vacationers in western Japan during the Obon holiday pe...

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Hairy fish

Hairy fish

Locals in Aomori, northern Japan, find fish with algae growing from their heads that looks like hair.

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Giant panda Saihin turns 1

Giant panda Saihin turns 1

Saihin, a giant panda at Wakayama's Adventure World, celebrates her first birthday.

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