From the article:
Shortly before Saturday’s quake hit, an alert was broadcast on television and radio through an early warning system established by the weather agency, and programmes were interrupted on NHK.
“Make yourself safe, turn off the gas, beware of falling objects, and if you are outside do not approach the coast,” a broadcaster said.
- Powerful 6.9-magnitude quake shakes northern Japan (Asia Pacific News,/AFP, Feb 2, 2013):
TOKYO: A powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Saturday, causing strong tremors across Hokkaido island but no damage to several nuclear facilities in the region, officials said.
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Tags: Earthquake, Environment, Global News, Hokkaido, Japan
- “Beef labelled as from Hokkaido, but the tracking code tells it’s grown in Fukushima” (Fukushima Diary, Nov 30, 2012):
Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.
You can’t be reassured by the label of origin. and it’s not only the origin, but also where the feed is from..
bought beef at a supermarket in Yaita city, Tochigi. The label of origin says it’s from Hokkaido, but the tracking ID says it was in Minamisoma city from 12/25/2010 to 10/30/2011. Shouldn’t they label it as from Fukushima ?
Tags: Beef, Contamination, Environment, Food, Fukushima, Health, Hokkaido, Japan, Meat, Nuclear, Nuclear reactors, Radiation
- Radiation level spiked in Hokkaido, “Still it’s on-going” (Fukushima Diary, Oct 14, 2012)
Tags: Environment, Fukushima, Global News, Government, Health, Hokkaido, Japan, Nuclear, Nuclear reactors, Radiation