Tsunami In Japan

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Tsunami In Japan:

Tsunami In Japan

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Japan was hit by an enormous earthquake on Friday, March 2011, that triggered a deadly 23-foot tsunami in the country's north. The giant waves deluged cities and rural areas alike, sweeping away cars, homes, buildings, a train, and boats, leaving a path of death and devastation in its wake. Video footage showed cars racing away from surging waves. Its magnitude was from 8.9 to 9.0, which is the largest in Japan's history. The earthquake struck about 230 miles northeast of Tokyo.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued warnings for Russia, Taiwan, Hawaii, Indonesia, the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the west coasts the U.S., Mexico, Central America, and South America. More than 8,600 people were confirmed dead. That number was likely continue to rise with more than 13,000 people missing.

Blast Of Nuclear Reactor:

Blast Of Nuclear Reactor Disaster struck again on Saturday, March 12, when about 26 hours after the earthquake, an explosion in reactor No. 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station caused one of the buildings to crumble to the ground. The cooling system at the reactor failed shortly after the earthquake. Officials feared that a meltdown may occur, and radioactive material was detected outside the plant. These fears were realized on Sunday, when officials said they believed that partial meltdowns occurred at reactors No. 1 and No. 3.

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The cooling systems at another plant, Fukushima Daini, were also compromised but the situation there seemed to be less precarious. More than 200,000 residents were evacuated from areas surrounding both facilities. Problems were later reported at two other nuclear facilities. By Tuesday, two more explosions and a fire had officials and workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station struggling to regain control of four reactors. The fire, which happened at reactor No. 4, released radioactivity directly into the atmosphere More than 100,000 people were in the area.. The Japanese government told people living within 20 miles of the Daiichi plant to stay indoors, not use air conditioning, and keep their windows closed. On Wednesday, March 16, while safety workers were still trying to contain the fire at reactor No. 4, officials announced that reactor No. 3 may have ruptured and appeared to be releasing radioactive steam. According to Tokyo Electric Power, the plant's operator, 5 workers have died and 22 more have suffered various injuries since the quake.

Some Images Of Japan After The Natural Disaster:

Some Images Of Japan After The Natural Disaster

How Japanese Coped With The Situation?:

How Japanese Coped With The Situation? Japan has suffered from many natural disasters in the past but this one was the most dangerous. Despite this Japanese coped with it very well. Japanese govt. made many rescue missions to find missing people. People made small shelters to live in while govt. was sending people to other places. Govt. ordered food from other parts of Japan so that people eat something.

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People in other parts of Japan which were saved from tsunami and earthquake) prayed for the wellness of Japan. Because of nuclear disaster people were told to were masks and were been send to other parts of Japan There people were tested that do they have radiations in them so that they can be taken care. No nation on earth can cope with an earthquake and tsunami as well as the Japanese did.

By: Simran Khurana 7-B:

By: Simran Khurana 7-B

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