Safety prayer festival of Kumamoto dolphin sightseeing boat
Before the tourist season of spring, the ship operated by views of the dolphin from the top of the ship off the coast of Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture, the "Dolphin Watching", safety prayer festival was held.
Iwate Danjiri encouragement to affected areas
Group of Osaka Kishiwada is known for "Danjiri Festival" visited areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, the temporary housing in Iwate Prefecture Yamada, to deepen exchanges by pulling together with residents Danjiri there four tons weight.
The re-arrest or killing a man and trying to evade debt repayment
Man who had been indicted on charges of attempted fraud in the incident found in January this year, men are of have been killed in the house of Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, and as an attempt to withdraw cash using the passbook of men, debt suspected of killing a man in order to escape the repayment of, and took the passbook as intensified, it has been re-arrested on suspicion of robbery murder.
The "I order that hidden" Shibuya Station is also in the "Labyrinth"
In Shibuya Station in Tokyo, moving to a new station underground is performed station of the Tokyu Toyoko Line, which has been popular for half a century to finish his business, direct operation between the subway Fukutoshin line from the initial set of the 16th It has begun. Shibuya Station is also known as a "labyrinth" from their complex structure, but in fact, there is also research to "order hidden" has been present in the flow of people, experts, or relocation of the station this I have pointed out that's an interesting point if the flow of people or even to change.
Sakura flowering in various regions such as central Tokyo
Temperature rises and sunny in a wide range, flowering of the cherry has been observed in many places is East Metropolitan West. It becomes the earliest flowering JMA from beginning to take statistics in central Tokyo, it was faster in the second also in Nagasaki and Kumamoto.
Honorary doctorate is Hiroshima based international students who were bombed
men of 90-year-old in Indonesia exposed to when during World War II, you are staying as students in schools of the predecessor of Hiroshima University, could not be graduated, the 16th, honorary doctorate was awarded from Hiroshima University.
5 vessels connected waters monitoring ship in China
In offshore of the Senkaku Islands of Okinawa Prefecture, five ships together of two ships fisheries patrol boat and three ships maritime surveillance vessels of China, has continued to sail in connection waters just outside the territorial waters of Japan. State-of-the-art ship that has just been deployed last month are also confirmed for the first time, Coast Guard Headquarters has continued monitoring and warning to keep away from territorial waters.
Preparing for Shinkansen earthquake also advance
The 16th, the Tohoku Shinkansen "Hayabusa" has started commercial operation at 320 kilometers per hour which is the national maximum speed. On the other hand, in the Akita Shinkansen, the new train of Akane color, "Super Komachi" was debuted. In each of the Shinkansen, such as Akita Tohoku and you speed up, such as earthquake preparedness, safety measures are also underway. JR East, established a system installed seismograph own and plants or 81 along the railway of each Shinkansen, in 16 places of the Sea of Japan coast and Pacific Ocean, to catch at an early stage shaking, an emergency stop the train have. In the Great East Japan Earthquake of two years ago, in the Tohoku Shinkansen, the emergency brake is applied to the starting 10 seconds before the big shake, train of 27 lines that ran by passengers, was stopped both not derailed. After the earthquake, while enhance the observation network of its own by installing a seismograph new in 30 locations in the inland, from October last year, built-in to the system information of earthquake early warning of the Japan Meteorological Agency, and the posture further has strengthened. As a result, in the earthquake, which measured shaking of intensity 5 lower in the Tohoku region in December last year, we were able emergency brake began to take 38 seconds before the big shake, to stop safely all the trains of 47 lines .
To earthquake resistance promotion of Tokyo sewer pipe
If you try to prevent a situation in which become unusable toilet in the event of a disaster, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, put together a new plan that incorporates such that the subject and facilities of the city station and a lot of people to use, to promote the earthquake resistance of sewer pipe were.
Operation resumed at some tsunami JR2 route
Tsunami of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the 16th, the two routes of JR in Miyagi Prefecture, which has been unable to line operation is shed was resumed operations in a section of some for the first time in two years.
Some people ask Shibuya Station moving transfer method
In Shibuya Station station of the Tokyu Toyoko line that was popular for half a century has finished sales, direct operation of a subway line and Fukutoshin Toyoko began from the first train in the morning on the 16th. Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line and Tokyu Toyoko line was directly connected to the new station on the fifth floor underground. Person asking the clerk of the station and how the transfer and the exit of the station was also seen in the passengers.
Super Komachi the start of commercial operation
Commercial operation of the new vehicle Akita Shinkansen "Super Komachi" starts from the 16th, the memorial ceremony was held in the JR Akita Station.
Earliest flowering cherry in the center of Tokyo
Japan Meteorological Agency announced "Sakura was flowering in central Tokyo" 11 o'clock am on the 16th. Cherry blossom in Tokyo, became the fastest Along with 2002 and from the beginning the statistics in 1953.
Tohoku Shinkansen world's fastest 320 km start of operation
It started commercial operation at 320 kilometers per hour, which of the Tohoku Shinkansen "Hayabusa" is the national maximum speed, between Tokyo and Shin Aomori is now connected by a 2-hour level for the first time.
JR Yokosuka Line resume operation
Because of the failure of the traffic signal, JR Yokosuka Line had suspended the operation of the upper and lower line between Tokyo and Shinagawa, but before 7:00 am, I have resumed operations.
Transit shortened wall removal of underground
In Kudanshita Station in Tokyo's Chiyoda subway two of Toei Subway and Tokyo Metro roll up, the walls of the home, which has been a cause takes a long time to transit is removed, transit can now be in the same home.
JR Yokosuka Line part suspended operation
Because the signal has failed between Shinagawa Station and Shinbashi Station, JR Yokosuka Line had suspended the operation in the down line between the Ofuna and Shinbashi, but change the interval of suspended, currently, the top and bottom of between Tokyo and Shinagawa I have postponed the operation in line. When depends on the JR East, it is that the resumption of operation that is expected of around 7:30 am.
Shibuya Station moving direct start of operation
In Shibuya Station in Tokyo, the early morning of the 16th, the station of the Tokyu Toyoko Line, which has been popular over half a century, ended the business while being spared. Then, move to the new station through the night underground is carried out, direct operation has begun between the subway Fukutoshin line from the first train in the morning on the 16th.
Extremely hot day, heavy rains increase predicted by the Japan Meteorological Agency warming
Under the influence of global warming, new JMA maximum temperature will be 35 degrees or more "extremely hot day" is increased by the end of this century, the number of times the rain very intense of 50 mm or more in one hour would increase nationwide prediction result Na was unity.
One lap around Japan Russian bomber
The 15th, two aircraft bombers of Russia is one lap around Japan from Okinawa to Hokkaido, SDF machine emergency start, we scrambled, but there was no overflight.