Gunma Heavy rain exceeding 100 mm per hour in various places Danger of disaster
Heavy rain exceeding 100 mm per hour is falling in various parts of Gunma Prefecture, and the Japan Meteorological Agency has announced a series of "record-breaking short-term heavy rain information" and calls for safety.
Is the U.S.-provided "Hymars" a big effect in stopping the Russian invasion?
The Ukrainian army, which is on a reversal offensive in the south, claims that it killed more than 100 Russian soldiers and destroyed seven tanks on the 29th, and is poised to further strengthen its counterattack. As fierce fighting continues in the eastern and southern parts of Ukraine, it is pointed out that the Ukrainian side has a great effect in stopping the invasion of the Russian army, the High Mobility Rocket Artillery System (Himaas) provided by the United States.
Prime Minister Kishida to attend NPT Review Conference, departs for US
Replacement Prime Minister Kishida left for the United States after 7 p.m. on the 31st to attend the Review Conference of the NPT = Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Prior to his departure, Prime Minister Kishida expressed a strong sense of crisis over the situation in the international community regarding nuclear disarmament, and expressed his intention to increase the momentum toward a world free of nuclear weapons through his attendance at the conference.
Prince Akishino and his wife and Prince Hisahito attend the opening ceremony of the All-Japan High School Cultural Festival
Prince and Princess Akishino and their eldest son Hisahito attended the opening ceremony of the National High School Comprehensive Cultural Festival, where high school students present the results of their daily cultural and artistic activities, in Tokyo.
President Putin “Sea-launched hypersonic missiles to be deployed soon”
Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, is stepping up its offensive in the eastern Donetsk region, and while the Ukrainian government has indicated its intention to evacuate local residents, it is launching a counteroffensive in the south. Under these circumstances, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a speech at a navy commemorative ceremony, announcing that the sea-launched hypersonic missile "Zircon" would soon be deployed, and is believed to have restrained the United States.
Did AOKI send a letter of request to the former director? The former director denied fraudulent investigations
In an incident in which the company of a former director of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee is believed to have received a large amount of funds from the event sponsor, Aoki Holdings, Aoki has issued a document summarizing its requests related to the sponsorship business. , It was newly found in an interview with a person concerned that there is a suspicion that he was shown to a former director at a restaurant in Tokyo. In response to the voluntary investigation by the Special Investigation Department, the former director is said to have denied wrongdoing by explaining, "I was shown the document, but I haven't looked at it closely and I don't remember the contents. I haven't received any requests." That's it.
Japanese man detained in Myanmar Embassy appeals for early release
On the 30th, a Japanese man in his 20s was detained by security authorities in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, where the military holds real power. The man is believed to be a journalist, and the local Japanese embassy is confirming the status of the interrogation being conducted by the police, and is working toward the early release of the man.
Tomorrow will be dangerous heat, heat stroke severe warning, atmospheric instability due to typhoon No. 6, etc.
On the 31st, the temperature rose from Tohoku to Kinki, and it became dangerously hot in various places, with some exceeding 38 degrees. Dangerous heat is expected to continue on August 1st, so please be very careful of heatstroke. On the other hand, due to Typhoon No. 6 that occurred on the 31st and the effects of moist air, the atmospheric conditions in a wide area from the Okinawa region to the Tohoku region became unstable, and there was a risk of localized extremely heavy rainfall. It is necessary to be vigilant against disasters.
Toyama women to be certified as patients with Itai-itai disease New certification since 7 years ago
A 91-year-old woman from Toyama City was recognized as a patient of Itai-itai disease, one of the four major pollution-related diseases that caused major damage to the Jinzu River basin in Toyama Prefecture. It was decided to be Itai-itai disease patients have been newly recognized since 2015, seven years ago.
A boy drowns in a river and is unconscious in serious condition Shizuoka Hamamatsu
On the morning of the 31st, a boy who was visiting a tributary of the Tenryu River in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture drowned and was transported to a hospital, where he was unconscious.
Miyazaki Saito Higashimera District Information on evacuation of the elderly and others for 247 people in 148 households
In response to the announcement of sediment disaster warning information, Saito City in Miyazaki Prefecture issued evacuation information for the elderly and others to 148 households and 247 people in the Higashimera district at 2:40 pm. Among the five heavy rain warning levels, the warning level is 3, and we are calling on the elderly and people with disabilities to start evacuating.
"Hiko-nyan" Sprinkling water in the shopping district Hikone, Shiga
At a shopping street in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture, which is visited by many tourists, a popular local character, “Hiko-nyan,” sprinkled water in an attempt to survive the heat wave.
“Overcome the heat by being hit by a waterfall” Ogose-cho, Saitama
An event was held in Ogose-cho, Saitama Prefecture, to get over the severe heat by being hit by a waterfall that flows vigorously.
Taiwan President Tsai Security cooperation with Japan ``Closer and more normal''
President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan made a speech at a forum on the theme of relations with Japan on the 31st, and expressed her hope that security cooperation would become more normalized with China in mind.
Record heavy rain near Kawakami Village, Nagano Danger of disaster approaches
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, near Kawakami Village in Nagano Prefecture, radar analysis indicates that about 100 mm of torrential rain fell in one hour until 1:30 pm. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster occurring, the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for announcing "record-breaking short-term heavy rain information" to ensure safety.
Typhoon No. 6 occurs. Wind and rain are expected to intensify in Okinawa main island, Kagoshima Amami, etc.
At noon on the 31st, Typhoon No. 6 occurred in the sea just north of the main island of Okinawa. The typhoon is already approaching the main island of Okinawa, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for caution against heavy rain, strong winds, and high waves.
Summer national high school baseball 49 representative schools will appear, 4 schools will be participating for the first time
A total of 49 representative schools will be participating in the summer national high school baseball tournament, which will open at Koshien Stadium on August 6th.
Fukuoka "PayPay Dome" Implemented cashless shopping on a trial basis
Professional baseball Softbank plans to shift to cashless payments at its home base "PayPay Dome" in principle during the next season, and will conduct a trial for four days including the 31st, and will identify the issues when transitioning. We are cleaning up.
China manufacturing business sentiment in July falls below milestone Emphasizing economic slowdown
China's July manufacturing business confidence index dropped below the 50 mark, a milestone for economic judgment, for the first time in two months, highlighting the slowdown in the Chinese economy.
President Zelensky wants to evacuate Donetsk residents
The Russian army, which continues to invade Ukraine, is intensifying its offensive in the eastern Donetsk province, which is aiming for complete control, and Ukrainian President Zelensky has indicated that he will order the remaining residents to evacuate.
Shohei Ohtani No. 22 come-from-behind three-run home run this season
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Rangers on the 30th as No. 1 and designated hitter, and hit the 22nd come-from-behind three-run home run this season in the second at-bat in three innings chasing two points.
Automakers suspend orders for some models due to prolonged shortage of semiconductors
As the global shortage of semiconductors continues for an extended period of time, automakers are delaying vehicle deliveries and suspending orders for some models.
Europe, the United States, etc. also criticize Russia for the “attack on prisoner of war facilities”
In addition to the Ukrainian government, the Ukrainian government, as well as Western countries, are ``pursuing Russia's responsibility'' for the attack on a facility where Ukrainian prisoners of war were being held in Donetsk Oblast, eastern Ukraine, which allegedly killed more than 50 people. are criticized one after another.
New York declares state of emergency as monkeypox spreads
As monkeypox infections continue to spread around the world, the state of New York, which has the highest number of confirmed cases in the United States, has declared a state of emergency and stepped up efforts to stop the spread of infection, such as accelerating vaccinations. doing.
Extremely hot days are expected in various places, caution against heat stroke Beware of heavy rain due to unstable atmosphere
On the 31st, it will be sunny in a wide area from Tohoku to Kinki, and the temperature will rise, and in Kumagaya City, Saitama Prefecture, a dangerous heat of 39 degrees is expected, and it is expected to be an extremely hot day in various places. Is required. On the other hand, due to the damp air, there is a risk of localized extremely heavy rain in the afternoon in Kyushu and other areas, and in the Kanto Koshin and Tohoku areas in the afternoon, so please be careful of heavy rain.
Haruo Sato, a representative author and poet of modern literature, found his handwritten draft
A handwritten manuscript of a poem written by Haruo Sato, a representative of modern literature and a poet when he was a student and published in a literary magazine, has been found. An expert says, ``It is a valuable document that shows the pride of Sato, who was a young man who aspired to literature.''
Prime Minister Kishida to visit US tonight to attend NPT review conference
Prime Minister Kishida will leave for the United States on the night of the 31st to attend the Review Conference of the NPT = Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The plan is to explain Japan's efforts to realize a world free of nuclear weapons, and to call on other countries to take constructive measures to maintain and strengthen the NPT regime.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 31st)
Russia's military aggression against Ukraine continues. Fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues across Ukraine, forcing thousands of civilians to flee the country. We will keep you updated on developments in the situation in Ukraine on the 31st (Japan time), including the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
Japanese man arrested at Myanmar coup protest site
On the 30th, it was found that a Japanese man was detained by security authorities at the site of a protest demonstration against the military in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, where the military holds real power. The local Japanese embassy has also confirmed that the Japanese man is being questioned at the police station and is working to get him released.