Tide levels fluctuate in Japan following Tonga eruption

Tide levels fluctuate in Japan following Tonga eruption

Tide levels fluctuate in various parts of Japan following the massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga.

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People spend night at Hokkaido airport due to snow

People spend night at Hokkaido airport due to snow

Dozens of people spend the night at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, northern Japan, as inclement weather forces flight ...

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Snow disrupts transportation in Tokyo area

Snow disrupts transportation in Tokyo area

Snow disrupts traffic and transportation systems in the Tokyo area.

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Viewing tickets for twin baby pandas debut very popular

Viewing tickets for twin baby pandas debut very popular

The viewing ticket lottery for the public debut of twin baby pandas Lei Lei and Xiao Xiao has an average 1 in 348 odds f...

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Alligators get clean-up

Alligators get clean-up

Alligators get a year-end clean-up at an alligator garden at Shizuoka Prefecture.

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Nearly 200,000 people could die in M9 earthquake if strikes northern Japan: Government

Nearly 200,000 people could die in M9 earthquake if strikes northern Japan: Government

Nearly 200,000 people could die in a magnitude-9 earthquake if it strikes northern Japan, according to a simulation by t...

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Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort opens

Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort opens

The Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort opens for the winter season on December 11.

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Quakes hit Wakayama, Yamanashi

Quakes hit Wakayama, Yamanashi

Strong earthquakes hit Yamanashi and Wakayama prefectures in eastern and western Japan, respectively, registering lower ...

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Whales greet cabin cruiser off eastern Japan

Whales greet cabin cruiser off eastern Japan

Whales swim around a cabin cruiser in Sagami Bay off Kanagawa Prefecture in eastern Japan.

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Japan to have more snow this winter

Japan to have more snow this winter

The Japan Meteorological Agency forecasts that eastern and western Japan will have higher-than-average snowfall this win...

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