Residents evacuate after Sakurajima eruption

Residents evacuate after Sakurajima eruption

Residents in affected areas evacuate after the Sakurajima volcano erupted in Kagoshima, southwestern Japan.

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Sakurajima volcano erupts, alert raised to highest level

Sakurajima volcano erupts, alert raised to highest level

The Sakurajima volcano erupts in southwestern Japan, prompting the Japan Meteorological Agency to raise the volcano aler...

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Strong winds cause damage north of Tokyo

Strong winds cause damage north of Tokyo

Strong winds cause damage to buildings in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Japan Meteorological Agency panel warns of future volcanic activity

Japan Meteorological Agency panel warns of future volcanic activity

Japan Meteorological Agency’s expert panel for the prediction of volcanic eruptions says that caution is needed for Shin...

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World's largest slickhead observed in deep sea off Japan

World's largest slickhead observed in deep sea off Japan

Researchers observe that a new species of slickhead found in the deep sea off Japan is the world's largest hard-boned fi...

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Mt. Fuji's climbing season starts

Mt. Fuji's climbing season starts

The climbing season for Mt. Fuji starts on the Yamanashi Prefecture side of Japan's tallest mountain.

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Portuguese man o' war found on beach south of Tokyo

Portuguese man o' war found on beach south of Tokyo

A large number of highly venomous portuguese man o' war are found washed ashore at a beach in Chigasaki, Kanagawa Prefec...

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Meteorological Agency: High temps with possibility of heavy rains for many regions

Meteorological Agency: High temps with possibility of heavy rains for many regions

The Japan Meteorological Agency releases its three-month weather forecast, saying that temperatures are expected to be h...

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New sensor technology to be included in next-gen weather satellites

New sensor technology to be included in next-gen weather satellites

The Japan Meteorological Agency announces it plans to include the latest in observational sensors in its next weather sa...

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Major quakes hit central Japan

Major quakes hit central Japan

Major earthquakes hit Ishikawa Prefecture and its vicinity in central Japan two days in a row.

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