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Natural disasters

[Breaking] M7.8, Seismic Scale 7 in Nara, Warning for Osaka area

Can’t access the Japan Meteorological Agency at this moment. Details should follow.     _____ Français : [Breaking] Séisme M 7,8, échelle sismique 7 à Nara, Alerte sur la région

Sea contamination

Greenpeace “Cs-137 from 2 of 30 fish samples SOLD at Supermarkets”

↑ Pacific cod (This is not the specifically tested sample)   According to Greenpeace, Cs-137 was measured from 2 of 30 fish samples. The samples were purchased at the Supermarkets

Confirmed effects

56% of the evacuees in Naha have thyroid abnormality

According to Nara min-iren, thyroid cysts and nodules were found from 56% of the evacuees in Nara. They conducted the thyroid test from this December to January, which was entirely


[Contaminated rice] Cesium measured from eastern Japanese rice sold in Nara

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, cesium was measured from rice produced in Fukushima, Iwate, and Chiba and they were all sold in Nara prefecture, where is in western