Tag Archive: Japan

Jul 20 2012

Flooding in Kyushu, Japan (Video)

In some areas almost 80cm (31in) of rain fell in just 72 hours – devastating a vast swathe of the country’s southern Kyushu island. The Japan Meteorological Agency has warned of more landslides and flooding as rainfall of 11cm (4in) per hour was recorded in some areas. (Sky News) Starting last Thursday through this past …

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Mar 12 2012

A Few Good Reads (3/12/12): Japan One Year Later

This week: The one year anniversary of the tsunami disaster in Japan, geospatial data, information or knowledge, and struggle for restoration on the San Joaquin River. Japan Post Disaster (Architectural Record) One problem is where to rebuild. Because of the tsunami, and a threat of future tidal waves, the in situ reconstruction typical after an …

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Nov 28 2011

A Few Good Reads (11/28/11): Australia Flooding

This week: Flooding in Australia, planning and recovering in Thailand, and fighting the productivity killer known as the internet.   Australia: Nearly 2,000 people cut off by floods (BBC Video) Nearly 2,000 people in the small town of Wee Waa, in south-eastern Australia have been cut off by flooding. Emergency supplies have been flown to …

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