Meteorological Agency adds new supercomputer to increase forecast accuracy

Meteorological Agency adds new supercomputer to increase forecast accuracy

The Japan Meteorological Agency announces it will begin operating a new supercomputer to increase the accuracy of foreca...

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Mountain burning at Akiyoshidai plateau in western Japan

Mountain burning at Akiyoshidai plateau in western Japan

A mountain burning event takes place at Akiyoshidai plateau in Yamaguchi Prefecture, western Japan, to promote sprouting...

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Cherry blossoms in full bloom in southwestern Japan due to warm winter

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in southwestern Japan due to warm winter

Cherry blossoms are in full bloom around Nachi Waterfall in southwestern Japan.

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Four-kilometer long rift found after Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Four-kilometer long rift found after Noto Peninsula Earthquake

After the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, the ground is found to have risen by two meters over a four-kilometer stretch in Su...

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Noto Peninsula quake, one month on

Noto Peninsula quake, one month on

Locals observe a moment of silence in Ishikawa Prefecture, a month after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook the area on Ja...

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Dolphins evacuated from quake-hit Ishikawa Prefecture

Dolphins evacuated from quake-hit Ishikawa Prefecture

Dolphins are evacuated from an aquarium in quake-hit Ishikawa Prefecture.

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Japan MSDF vessel starts transporting relief aid to quake hit Ishikawa

Japan MSDF vessel starts transporting relief aid to quake hit Ishikawa

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's transport vessel JS Osumi starts sending relief aid to quake-hit Ishikawa.

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Japan earthquake latest: at least 48 confirmed dead

Japan earthquake latest: at least 48 confirmed dead

At least 48 people are confirmed dead as of January 2 evening local time, a day following a magnitude-7.6 earthquake hit...

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Monkeys 'pray' at temple in northeastern Japan

Monkeys 'pray' at temple in northeastern Japan

Wild monkeys are seen playing at a temple in northeastern Japan and holding a rope attached to a bell, as if praying.

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Monkeys in southwestern Japan get space heater

Monkeys in southwestern Japan get space heater

Wild monkeys gather around space heaters in a zoo in southwestern Japan.

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