Japan has declared the current heatwave sweeping the country as a natural disaster, as the death toll continues to rise – currently sitting at 65 deaths in the past week. Advertisements
A powerful earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, has struck Japan, triggering a tsunami evacuation warning.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further 45 injured, following a knife attack, at a residential care centre, in Japan.
At least two people have been killed, after an earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.0, struck southwestern Japan.
At least 23 people are missing, after flooding, which swept houses off their foundations and caused landslides, continued across Japan.
An explosion rocked a US military warehouse in Japan, though no injuries have been reported, as a result of the blast.
At least three people have been killed, following a small plane crashing into a residential area, in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.
A man has died by dousing himself in oil and igniting it aboard a bullet train in Japan, while a second passenger died as a result of the fire.
A strong earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.9, struck off Japan, located at a significant depth, with no tsunami risk being issued.
A major earthquake, measuring magnitude 8.5, has struck off the eastern coast of Japan, but there were no tsunami danger or reports of damage due to the depth of the quake.