Tuesday, 23 April 2024

 

 

LATEST NEWS A big jolt to the BJP in Jalandhar! Young leader Robin Sampla joins the AAP Aam Aadmi Party thanks the court for the order to form a panel of AIIMS doctors for Arvind Kejriwal's health check-ups In Haryana, notification for the Lok Sabha elections will be issued on April 29 : Anurag Agarwal ‘Voter-in-Queue’ App to provide information on queues at polling centers - Anurag Agarwal Will Quit Politics If Aap Secures 13 Seats In Punjab : Amarinder Singh Raja Warring CGC Landran sets up IPR cell VIT-AP University Honoured with Prestigious CSR Outstanding University in Education Excellence Award for 2024 DC Aashika Jain Reviews the Checks imposed on the sale, supply and stock of Methanol/Industrial Spirit and Distilleries/Bottling Plants/ENA/Liquor Vends in the District BJP's good days became a dream, now Congress will bring happy days - Gurjit Aujla Two independents file nomination papers for 02-Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat Returning Officer Jammu PC assesses election preparedness ahead of polling CS assesses progress on development of youth Employment & Skilling portal Shinda Shinda No Papa: Gippy Grewal And Shinda Grewal Steal The Show In Hilarious Trailer Lt Governor conducts on-site inspection of SASB’s Office & Yatri Niwas at Pantha Chowk Lt Governor meets family members of the victims of Srinagar Boat Tragedy Lok Sabha Elections 2024 : DEO Reasi assesses election related arrangements in Mahore Lok Sabha Elections 2024 : General, Police Observers for Anantnag-Rajouri PC visit Shopian Arrangements for annual Kheer Bhawani Mela reviewed at Ganderbal Dish TV Revolutionizes Entertainment with ‘Dish TV Smart+’ Services Kia unveils unique camouflage for its first-ever Tasman pickup truck What Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has done for the country, no one else could have done," -Anil Vij

 

Japan earthquake toll spikes to 92, with 242 missing persons

Japan Earthquake News
Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Tokyo , 05 Jan 2024

The death toll from the series of powerful earthquakes that struck the central Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa earlier this week, increased to 92 on Friday, with at least 242 persons reportedly missing as rescue and search efforts intensify amid concerns of escalating damages.

Of the total missing persons, the worst-hit city of Wajima has reported 40, according to Japanese news agency Kyodo.The Self-Defense Forces have also expanded their efforts with approximately 4,600 personnel involved, collaborating with the police and fire departments to expedite search and confirmation of the safety of the missing people, reports Xinhua news agency.

An area of about 48,000 square meters, equivalent to the size of 4.5 football fields, was destroyed after a massive fire broke out in the centre of Wajima city during the temblors, Kyodo reported, citing the latest estimates from Geospatial Information Authority of Japan.

The delivery of essential supplies remains a challenge, with over 10 locations experiencing road closures due to landslides.Meanwhile, over 700 people are stranded in isolated communities across the prefecture.

The region's infrastructure has suffered severe setbacks, with around 30,000 households facing power outages and 80,000 others in 13 cities and towns experiencing water supply disruptions.While some 33,000 people have stayed at about 370 evacuation centres in Ishikawa, issues related to sanitation, including access to toilets, have also emerged as pressing concerns, local media reports showed.

A series of strong earthquakes, with a major one of 7.6 magnitude, on Monday struck at a shallow depth in the Noto region of Ishikawa.The Japan Meteorological Agency has officially named it the 2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake.

Centered around 30 km east-northeast of Wajima, the devastating quake registered a maximum intensity of 7, which would make it impossible for people to stand.

 

Tags: Hadsa World , Japan , Japan News , Japan Latest News , Japan Tsunami , Japan Earthquake Today , Japan Tsunami Today , Japan Earthquake 2024 , Japan Indian Embassy Helpline , Japan Indian Helpline Number

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2024 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD