Emergency Warning Lifted, But Caution Continues

Emergency warning lifted, but caution continues

Record rainfall has caused floods and landslides over a wide area from Kyushu to Tokai.

Weather officials have lifted emergency warnings issued for Kochi and Ehime Prefectures, but are calling for continued caution against floods and landslides.

Police Caution Pokemon Go Developer

Police caution Pokemon Go developerTokyo police are urging the developer of the augmented-reality game Pokemon Go to give greater consideration to the spots where its characters appear.
Police summoned the developer on Tuesday after hordes of players trying to catch a rare virtual character caused a commotion in Tokyo's Odaiba district on Sunday.

Cherry Trees Planted As Tsunami Caution For Future Generations

Cherry trees planted as tsunami caution for future generationsResidents of the tsunami-ravaged coastal city of Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture have launched a project to plant cherry trees marking the points where waves reached on March 11 last year to warn future generations about a repeat of the catastrophe.