Japan

Japan: Hakubishin Invades at Station in Central Tokyo

  • Captured on Friday 24th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Hakubinshin, masked palm civet (or gem-faced civet) is a civet species native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast A Read more...

Japan: Dust Devil Appears in Schoolyard and Surprise Students 3

  • Captured on Saturday 25th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

A dust devil was spotted in a schoolyard in the Kanto area including Tokyo on Saturday (May 25). A video posted on so Read more...

Japan: Dust Devil Appears in Schoolyard and Surprise Students 2

  • Captured on Saturday 25th of May 2019
  • Location is Saitama

A dust devil was spotted in a schoolyard in the Kanto area including Tokyo on Saturday (May 25). A video posted on so Read more...

Japan: M5.1 Chiba Pref. Earthquake ahead of Trump Visit

  • Captured on Saturday 25th of May 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake, which struck at about 3:20 pm (local time) on Saturday, May 25, measured a lower 5 on the 7- Read more...

Japan: M5.1 Earthquake Strikes Tokyo Disney Resort

  • Captured on Saturday 25th of May 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake, which struck at about 3:20 pm (local time) on Saturday, May 25, measured a lower 5 on the 7- Read more...

Japan: Dust Devil Appears in Schoolyard and Surprise Students

  • Captured on Saturday 25th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

A dust devil was spotted in a schoolyard of a middle school in Kodaira City, Tokyo on Saturday (May 25). A video post Read more...

Japan: Water Pipes Burst in Yokohama and Osaka 2

  • Captured on Friday 24th of May 2019
  • Location is Osaka

The water gushed out of a road after a water pipe burst in Matsubara city, Osaka on May 23. The water was coming out Read more...

Japan: Water Pipes Burst in Yokohama and Osaka

  • Captured on Friday 24th of May 2019
  • Location is Yokohama

The water gushed out of a road after a water pipe burst in Yokohama city, Kanagawa on Friday morning (May 24). The wa Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain in Central and Eastern Japan 4

  • Captured on Tuesday 21st of May 2019
  • Location is Saitama

Heavy rain lashed Japan's main island Honshu on May 21st, disrupting rush-hour transport and prompting a central Ja Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain in Central and Eastern Japan 3

  • Captured on Tuesday 21st of May 2019
  • Location is Shizuoka

Heavy rain lashed Japan's main island Honshu on May 21st, disrupting rush-hour transport and prompting a central Ja Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain in Central and Eastern Japan 2

  • Captured on Tuesday 21st of May 2019
  • Location is Saitama

Heavy rain lashed Japan's main island Honshu on May 21st, disrupting rush-hour transport and prompting a central Ja Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain in Central and Eastern Japan

  • Captured on Tuesday 21st of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Heavy rain lashed Japan's main island Honshu on May 21st, disrupting rush-hour transport and prompting a central Ja Read more...

Japan: Strong Wind Making Climbers Confusion

  • Captured on Saturday 18th of May 2019
  • Location is Kyoto

The information board is the most important sign when we climbing the mountain. The weather was calm on May 18th in K Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain With Gusty Wind in Kanto And Tokai Region

  • Captured on Tuesday 21st of May 2019
  • Location is Shizuoka

On 21st, Tokai and Kanto Koshin region are likely to have heavy rain and gusty wind. Residents are warned to be aler Read more...

Japan: High Winds Blow Dust Storms in Hokkaido 2

  • Captured on Monday 20th of May 2019
  • Location is Hokkaido

Ferocious winds blowing around the Okhotsk Sea east of Hokkaido are blowing up sand and dust today, May 20. The groun Read more...

Japan: High Winds Blow Dust Storms in Hokkaido

  • Captured on Monday 20th of May 2019
  • Location is Hokkaido

Ferocious winds blowing around the Okhotsk Sea east of Hokkaido are blowing up sand and dust today, May 20. The groun Read more...

Japan: Hikers Stranded by Mudslide after Heavy Rain in Kagoshima

  • Captured on Saturday 18th of May 2019
  • Location is Kagoshima

Some hikers are stranded by a mudslide which has swollen the river and made it like a waterfall in Yakushima, Kagoshima Read more...

Japan: Whirlwind Spotted in Niigata Racecourse

  • Captured on Saturday 18th of May 2019
  • Location is Niigata

A dust devil suddenly appeared in the middle of a horse race track in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, on Saturday. A video Read more...

Japan: Sanja Festival Kicks off in Asakusa, Tokyo 3

  • Captured on Friday 17th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri (Three Shrine Festival) has kicked off in Asakusa, Tokyo. Sanja Matsuri, or Sanja Festival, is one of Read more...

Japan: Sanja Festival Kicks off in Asakusa, Tokyo 2

  • Captured on Friday 17th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri (Three Shrine Festival) has kicked off in Asakusa, Tokyo. Sanja Matsuri, or Sanja Festival, is one of Read more...

Japan: Sanja Festival Kicks off in Asakusa, Tokyo

  • Captured on Friday 17th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri (Three Shrine Festival) has kicked off in Asakusa, Tokyo. Sanja Matsuri, or Sanja Festival, is one of Read more...

Japan: Falling Surfboard Barely Misses Car on the Expressway

  • Captured on Sunday 12th of May 2019
  • Location is Shizuoka

A surfboard was ripped off a speeding Prius along an expressway in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture on Sunday morning Read more...

Japan: Dust Devil Swirls in the Middle of School Field in Tokyo

  • Captured on Thursday 16th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

A dust devil suddenly appeared in the middle of a school in Tokyo on Thursday, May 16. A video on social media shows Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain Causes Street Flood in Koriyama, Fukushima

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Fukushima

Heavy rain causes some street floods in Koriyama, Fukushima on May 15th. Torrential rain, thunderstorm, and hail have Read more...

Archive – Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki 5

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Wild Boar Spotted Swimming in Bay to Hunt for Food

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Nagasaki

A wild boar has been spotted swimming in Omura Bay in Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture on May 15. The owner of the so Read more...

Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki 4

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki 3

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki 2

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Fire Razes Scrap Metal Plant in Ibaraki

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Ibaraki

Fire razed a metal scrap yard in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, sending a huge plume of black smoke seen for miles on Wedn Read more...

Japan: Watch a Dust Devil Whirl and Dissipate

  • Captured on Wednesday 15th of May 2019
  • Location is Okayama

As spring weather transitions into the rainy season in Japan, sightings of dust devils and whirlwinds are becoming commo Read more...

Japan: Heavy Rain and Flood Slam Kanagawa, Outskirts of Tokyo

  • Captured on Tuesday 14th of May 2019
  • Location is Kanagawa

Heavy rain hit Kanagawa, the outskirts of Tokyo on May 14. The rain cloud and thunder cloud appeared on early morning an Read more...

Archive – Japan: Record Rains on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa

  • Captured on Monday 13th of May 2019
  • Location is Okinawa

Yonaguni-jima Island in Okinawa Prefecture has received rains at a level seen only once every 50 years. The warm, hum Read more...

Japan: Record Rains on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa 2

  • Captured on Monday 13th of May 2019
  • Location is Okinawa

Yonaguni-jima Island in Okinawa Prefecture has received rains at a level seen only once every 50 years. The warm, hum Read more...

Japan: Record Rains on Yonaguni Island, Okinawa

  • Captured on Monday 13th of May 2019
  • Location is Okinawa

Yonaguni-jima Island in Okinawa Prefecture has received rains at a level seen only once every 50 years. The warm, hum Read more...

Japan: Whirlwind Spotted in Chiba

  • Captured on Friday 10th of May 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A big whirlwind was witnessed in Funabashi city, Chiba on Friday (May 10) at about 12:25 pm. The owner of the video s Read more...

Japan: Man with Knife Shows Up at Shopping Mall Rooftop

  • Captured on Saturday 11th of May 2019
  • Location is Aichi

Police got a call on a man with a knife at a shopping mall in Fuso, Aichi on Saturday at about 6 pm. While police hea Read more...

Japan: Thief Caught on Camera at Train Station in Tokyo

  • Captured on Saturday 11th of May 2019
  • Location is Tokyo

A moment of theft was caught on camera on Saturday early morning. It happened at Shimbashi station, Tokyo. A video po Read more...

Japan: Whirlwind Spotted in Chiba

  • Captured on Friday 10th of May 2019
  • Location is Chiba

A whirlwind was spotted on an empty field of Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Friday. Whirlwind is a spinning column of a Read more...

Archive – Japan: M6.3 Earthquake Hits Miyazaki

  • Captured on Friday 10th of May 2019
  • Location is Miyazaki

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit off southwestern Japan on Friday, May 10. No tsunami warning was raised. The quake occ Read more...

Japan: M6.3 Earthquake Hits Miyazaki 2

  • Captured on Friday 10th of May 2019
  • Location is Miyazaki

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit off southwestern Japan on Friday, May 10. No tsunami warning was raised. The quake occ Read more...