Could Typhoon Hagibis mark the limits of Japan’s safety measures?

Japan looks at its ability to soften the impact of disasters after Typhoon Hagibis. Japan, a nation grimly accustomed to natural disasters, has invested many billions of dollars in a world-class infrastructure meant to soften nature’s wrath. But with the…

Rescue efforts continue in Japan as Typhoon Hagibis batters the country with at least ten people confirmed dead

If Typhoon Hagibis was a massive challenge the Japanese emergency services, not many have realized that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the east of Tokyo on Saturday (Oct 12) at about 6.22pm local time, according to the country’s meteorological agency. …

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