Chinese research ship docks in Sri Lanka
A Chinese research vessel docked at the port of Sri Lanka, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, on the 16th. China claims that it is a marine research vessel, but neighboring India has been warned that it may be aimed at monitoring India's ballistic missiles.
Kyoto's "Gozan Okuribi" will be held on a regular scale for the first time in three years.
Kyoto's traditional event "Gozan Okuribi" was held on the night of the 16th for the first time in three years.
Heavy rain Future movement of the front Points to be aware of
In Hokkaido, heavy rain has continued since the night of the 15th, making it a record-breaking heavy rain that exceeds the usual amount for one month in August. Fronts and cyclones bring heavy rain to Hokkaido and Tohoku. The front is gradually moving southward, and the rain range spreads from Hokuriku to Kinki, Chugoku, and northern Kyushu. We have summarized the movement of the front and the points to watch out for in the future.
High school baseball Best 8 all together Quarterfinal combination decision
On the 16th, the 11th day of the summer national high school baseball tournament, the remaining 3rd round 4 games were held, and the best 8 were completed, and the quarterfinal combination scheduled for the 18th was decided.
U.S. Women's Amateur Championship winner Saki Baba talks about her joy on returning home
17-year-old Saki Baba, who became the first Japanese player in 37 years to win the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, the pinnacle of women's golf amateurs, returned to Japan on the 16th, saying, "I finally feel like I've won. I'm so happy." I told
Dangerous heat of 38 degrees in the Kanto inland Tropical nights in various places Be careful of heat stroke
On the 16th, the temperature rose mainly in eastern Japan and western Japan, and there were places in the inland Kanto that reached a dangerous 38 degrees Celsius. Temperatures will continue to rise until the morning of the 17th, with tropical nights expected to not fall below 25°C in various places, so it is necessary to continue to be careful of heatstroke.
Northern Japan Hokuriku Sea of Japan side of western Japan May increase rainfall Strict vigilance
Due to the effects of fronts and cyclones, Hokkaido experienced heavy rainfall exceeding the rainfall for one month in August in a normal year. It's raining heavily. As the front moves south from now on, there is a risk that rainfall will increase not only in northern Japan and the Hokuriku region, but also in western Japan along the Sea of Japan, increasing the risk of disasters.
Akita Shinshiro River reaches flood danger level
According to Akita Prefecture, the Shinshiro River exceeded the flood danger level at 5:40 pm at the Kasaoka Observatory in Shimoshinshiro Kasaoka, Akita City. The prefecture is calling for attention to future information from Akita City, as there is a risk of flooding.
Boy missing at beach Grandfather who tried to help is also in critical condition Kashiwazaki, Niigata
On the afternoon of the 16th, at a beach in Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Prefecture, an elementary school boy was swept away by the sea and disappeared, and his grandfather, who tried to help him, was also unconscious.
Air gun shooting in crow extermination hits employee's head and arrests manager
A farmer in Betsukai-cho, Hokkaido, was arrested on suspicion of gross negligence injury after firing an air gun to exterminate crows, accidentally hitting the head of an employee and injuring him.
GOP primaries focus on anti-Trump incumbent and 'thug candidate' showdown
A primary election will be held on the 16th to select the opposition Republican party's House of Representatives candidate in the western state of Wyoming for the US midterm elections this fall. It will be a confrontation between the incumbent, who is critical of former President Trump, and the so-called "assassin candidate" who is supported by Mr. Trump, and is attracting attention as a touchstone to measure Mr. Trump's influence.
Hokkaido Kuromatsunai Town Kitasakukai and Minamisakukai District Evacuation orders to 94 people from 49 households
Kuromatsunai Town in southern Hokkaido issued an evacuation order to 94 people in 49 households around 3:15 pm due to the risk of flooding. Evacuation orders have been issued for 64 people from 35 households in the Kita Sakukai district and 30 people from 14 households in the Minami Sakukai district. This information is level 4 out of 5 warning levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places. So far, the town has opened two evacuation centers: the Sakukai Public Health and Welfare Center and the General Townspeople Center.
[Video] Aomori Tsugaru city throws away a large amount of melons near harvest due to heavy rain
In Tsugaru City, Aomori Prefecture, heavy rains from last week have continued to affect melons, a specialty product that was about to be harvested.
China imposes sanctions on Taiwan in response to U.S. House Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan
The Chinese Communist Party has announced that it will impose sanctions on seven people, including the head of Taiwan's representative agency in the United States, who will be banned from visiting China. It is seen as part of countermeasures against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
Professional baseball Seibu Tetsuya Utsumi "I did it" to retire from active duty this season
Professional baseball Seibu veteran pitcher Tetsuya Utsumi, who has won a total of 135 wins, will retire from active duty at the end of this season.
Last day of Obon Haneda airport inspection office People returning to work and returning home one after another
As we approach the last day of Obon, people who undergo PCR tests and antigen tests are visiting the inspection center at Haneda Airport one after another to check whether they are infected before boarding an airplane.
Kuromatsunai Town, Hokkaido Shuta River reaches flood danger level
Due to the heavy rain, the Shuta River, which flows through Kuromatsunai Town, Hokkaido, has a very high risk of flooding at the upstream observatory at ▽2:10 p.m. and at the downstream observatory at ▽2:20 p.m. It has exceeded the "flood danger water level".
Shohei Ohtani's 11th win was carried over, and he was unable to win despite conceding 2 goals in the 6th inning.
In the Major League, Angels Shohei Otani participated in the Mariners match with a pitching and batting style, and although he struggled, he allowed 2 runs in the 6th inning, but the 11th win was carried over.
US-South Korea joint military exercises from 22nd Assuming an emergency on the Korean Peninsula North Korea also repels
The South Korean military announced that it will hold regular joint military exercises with the US military from August 22, assuming an emergency on the Korean Peninsula. In the exercise, a full-fledged outdoor maneuver training that actually deploys large-scale troops is scheduled to resume for the first time in about four years, and strong opposition from North Korea is expected.
Hokkaido Obihiro City Iwanai, Takusei, Yachiyo Evacuation orders for 276 people in 110 households
At 11:16 am, Obihiro City, Hokkaido issued an evacuation order to a total of 110 households and 276 people in some areas of the city, due to the risk of landslides and flooding. Evacuation orders have been issued for 107 people from 41 households in ▼Iwanai, 28 people from 12 households in Takusei, and 141 people from 57 households in ▼Yachiyo. This information is level 4 out of 5 warning levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places.
Continued U-turn rush Congestion at the airport Domestic flight reservations are about doubled from last year
The U-turn rush of people who spent the Obon holidays in their hometowns will continue on the 16th, and the airport will be crowded.
Prediction of life-threatening dangerous heat such as Kanto Inland Severely wary of heat stroke
On the 16th, the temperature has been rising since the morning, mainly in eastern and western Japan, and there are already hot days of 35 degrees or more. Temperatures will rise further in the afternoon, and in some areas, such as inland areas of the Kanto region, life-threatening heat is expected.
Hokkaido Route 274 Mudslide at Nissho Pass About 20 vehicles stuck
According to the Muroran Development and Construction Department of the Hokkaido Development Bureau, on the morning of the 16th, a landslide occurred at Nissho Pass on National Route 274, which connects Shimizu Town and Hidaka Town, and the driving lane was covered with earth and sand in some sections. It means that it is no longer passable. According to the police and other sources, there were no cars involved in the landslide, and there were no reports of injuries. It means that
222 households and 480 people in part of Kitahiyama Ward, Setana Town, Hokkaido, were instructed to evacuate
The town of Setana in Hokkaido issued an evacuation order to 222 households and 480 people in some areas of the town after 10:30 am due to the risk of flooding. Evacuation orders have been issued for four districts of Kitahiyama Ward: ▽ Kyowa, ▽ Sakae, ▽ Wakamatsu, and ▽ Futamata. This information is level 4 out of 5 warning levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places. So far, the town has opened two evacuation centers, the Ibubuchi Life Improvement Center and the Wakamatsu Community Center.
Defense Minister Hamada talks with US Secretary of Defense Strongly condemns China's missile launch
Defense Minister Hamada held a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of Defense Austin, strongly condemning China's recent ballistic missile launch, and agreed that Japan and the U.S. would work closely together to respond to any situation in the region. did.
[Explanation by a weather forecaster] Severe warning for landslides in northern Tohoku, Hokkaido
Due to the influence of fronts and low pressure systems, the atmospheric conditions in northern Japan have become unstable, and heavy rain continues to fall in Hokkaido. On the 16th, there is a risk of heavy rain again in northern Tohoku, increasing the risk of disasters, and rain clouds are expected to develop in Hokuriku and Niigata prefectures, so strict vigilance against landslides and other disasters is required. Yasuhiro Hiyama, a weather forecaster, explains rain forecasts and warning points for the future. (The video is 1 minute 24 seconds. It cannot be viewed on the data broadcasting).
Yen depreciation over 60% of companies ``adversely affects business performance'' Private survey results
A private survey has concluded that the rapid depreciation of the yen has had a negative impact on the business performance of more than 60% of companies.
The Ocharappe River, which flows through Imakanecho, Hokkaido, is at a flood danger level
Due to the heavy rain, the Ocharappe River, which flows through Imakane Town in southern Hokkaido, exceeded the "flood danger water level" at around 7:40 am at the water level observatory in the town, where the danger of flooding is extremely high.
US criticizes China's military exercises near Taiwan as 'overreaction'
A spokesman for the US State Department called it an "overreaction" in connection with the announcement that the Chinese military had conducted military exercises near Taiwan in response to the visit of US lawmakers to Taiwan. criticized China for trying to change the status quo in the Taiwan Strait.
Risk of disaster in northern Japan may rise again Strict vigilance
Due to the effects of fronts and low pressure systems, northern Japan is experiencing unstable atmospheric conditions, and intermittent heavy rains are falling in Hokkaido and northern Tohoku. In northern Japan, there is a risk that heavy rain will increase the risk of disasters again on the 16th.
April-June GDP posted positive growth for three consecutive quarters, but wage growth failed to catch up with price increases
Announced on the 15th, the growth rate of GDP = Gross Domestic Product from April to June this year was positive for the third consecutive quarter. However, the "employee compensation" announced at the same time has been negative for the second consecutive quarter, and the situation continues that wage growth cannot keep up with price increases.
Yurakubu River flowing through Yakumo-cho, Hokkaido reaches flood danger level
Due to the heavy rain, the Yurakubu River, which flows through Yakumo Town, Hokkaido, exceeded the "flood danger water level" at around 5:40 am at the Yurakubu River Upstream Observatory, where the risk of flooding is extremely high.
Evacuation instructions for 29 people in 13 households in Shimonki-cho, Date City, Hokkaido
Date City, Hokkaido, issued an evacuation order to 29 people in 13 households in Shimonki Town at 6:30 am due to the risk of landslides. The information corresponds to level 4 of the 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places. The city has already opened an evacuation center at the Date City General Gymnasium.
Oshamambe Town, Hokkaido Evacuation order for 23 people from 12 households in the Toyotsu district
At 6:12 am, the town of Oshamanbe, Hokkaido issued an evacuation order to 23 people from 12 households in the Toyotsu area, citing the risk of landslides. The information corresponds to level 4 of the 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places. So far, the town has opened an evacuation center at the Kunui Shinko Kaikan.
President Putin emphasizes the continuation of the fighting, showing a willingness to prolong it
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a speech that he would "steadily carry out the task of liberating the land in eastern Donbass step by step" regarding the military invasion of Ukraine. He emphasized the continuation of the battle and showed a willingness to prolong it even further.
China Military exercises again around Taiwan Will military pressure continue to normalize in the future?
The Chinese military announced on the 15th that it held military exercises again around Taiwan as a countermeasure against the visit of the US congressional delegation to Taiwan. China has strengthened its opposition to the visit of another delegation just 10 days after Speaker of the House of Representatives Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, and it is expected that military pressure on Taiwan will become normal in the future.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 16th)
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 regarding the situation in Ukraine on the 16th (Japan time), including the situation of the fighting and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
Evacuation instructions for some 1911 households in Yakumo Town, Hokkaido Evacuate from dangerous places
At 4:39 am, Yakumo-cho, Hokkaido issued an evacuation order to 3,717 people in 1,911 households, including some areas in the town, due to the risk of flooding. The information corresponds to level 4 of the 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places. So far, the town has opened two evacuation centers, the Yakumo Town Hall and the Yakumo Elementary School.