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Natural disasters

Ebina city board of education to shut down their educational facilities for the potential eruption of Mt. Fuji

Ebina city board of education in Kanagawa decided to abandon the educational facility “Fuji communication forest” in the end of this November. The facility is situated in Yamanashi prefecture. It’s

Natural disasters

[Express] “Large landslide in Yamanashi, ground rumbling for a couple of weeks”

Introducing important Tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> ・・・This is the picture of the landslide in Uenohara city Yamanashi. It faces the reservoir in the North of Teikyo

Confirmed effects

Thyroid abnormality rate is 13.3% in Miyagi, “Too good” compared to the 57% of other 3 prefectures

According to Marumori town in Miyagi prefecture, they detected nodules or cysts of thyroid from 13.3 % of children from their thyroid test. The test was conducted from 3. 2012


Norovirus patients increased from 1,184 to 1,321 in Yamanashi

On 12/23/2012, Fukushima Diary reported “1,184 people had food poisoning of norovirus in Yamanashi, patients may increase”. [Link] On 12/27/2012, Yamanashi prefecture announced the patients increased from 1,184 to 1,321.


1,184 people had food poisoning of norovirus in Yamanashi, patients may increase

On 12/4/2012, Fukushima Diary reported variant of norovirus is having an outbreak. [Link] By 12/23/2012, 1,184 people have food-poisoning of norovirus in Kai city Yamanashi. It was caused by the


Strontium-90 measured from west of Tokyo

According to the research of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 29 Bq/m2 of strontium-90 was measured in Yamanashi prefecture, where is in the west of Tokyo. (At the

Food contamination

Cesium measured from mushroom in southern alps of Japan

Southern alps of Japan is thought to be refreshing resort area in Yamanashi prefecture. It’s used for a brand name of bottled water. However, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported


Iodine131 measured for 67% in Yamanashi, “2400 Bq/Kg on 8/16/2012”

Iodine 131 is measured from sewage sludge in Yamanashi prefecture. (295km from Fukushima plant) From April to September, they tested sewage sludge monthly at 4 sewage plants. In the 24

Natural disasters

[Mainichi] 20 meter crack found halfway up Mt. Fuji after quake

Following up this article..30km of active fault underneath Mt. Fuji   <Quote> [Mainichi] KOFU, Japan (Kyodo) — A 20-meter-long crack was found halfway up Mt. Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture following


Iodine 131 measured in Yamanashi

Related to this article..Iodine 131 measured in Tokyo Iodine 131 has been measured in multiple water purification plants in Yamanashi as well. The sample is dried sewage sludge. The latest