Typhoon Hagibis brings vivid purple sky to parts of Japan

CBS NewsAs people in Japan braced for a powerful typhoon Friday night, they looked up to see a strange phenomenon: a bright purple sky. Typhoon Hagibis brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region and is expected to be Japan's worst in six decades.

October 12th 2019


Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan as earthquake strikes

CBS NewsA heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall southwest of the city. Shortly before the storm made landfall an earthquake shook the ...

October 12th 2019


Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes near Japan's west coast, causes injuries and damage

AccuWeather.comA magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of northwestern Japan around 10:22 p.m. Tuesday (around 9:22 a.m. EDT), the United States Geological Survey said. The earthquake occurred about 20 miles to the west of Tsuruoka, Japan, located in the ...

June 19th 2019


Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake

CNN(CNN) Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country. Tsunamis are "expected to arrive ...

June 18th 2019