Aug 29, 2019
The severe rainfall in the northern Kyushu area has resulted in at least two deaths in the prefectures of Fukuoka and Saga. While special warnings in the area were lifted in the af...
Aug 28, 2019
Heavy rainfall began in the northern areas of Kyushu last night, and the Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a special warning. Mudslides, floods, and rising rivers have occurre...
Aug 14, 2019
Fukuoka Prefecture estimated that losses caused by the heavy rainfall on July 21 exceeded ¥2.3 billion. Water filled 325 hectares of rice fields and other farm fields in areas such...
Aug 2, 2019
On July 30, the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry announced four locations for consideration of future offshore wind plants and Goto City in Nagasaki Prefecture was included...
Jul 22, 2019
Severe rainfall hit the prefectures of Fukuoka and Saga on July 20 and 21 and an evacuation alert (warning level 4) was activated for 57,000 people in the areas of Asakura City and...
Jul 18, 2019
Caterpillars of Spodoptera frugiperda (also known as fall armyworm), a foreign moth native to North and South America, has been found in five prefectures in Kyushu. Announcements h...
Jun 25, 2019
Northern Kyushu is experiencing the latest start for a rainy season since records were kept beginning in 1951. The prefectures of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, and Yamag...
Jun 19, 2019
On June 17, Fukuoka District Court rejected a request from residents to cancel permission to restart Kyushu Electric Power’s No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at the Sendai Nuclear Power Pl...
Jun 6, 2019
A biotechnology startup, Euglena Co., Ltd., held a demonstration of its midorimushi bio-diesel vehicle in Fukuoka City. The car ran a 3 km route carrying Japan's Minister of State ...
May 31, 2019
A two-year survey on hot springs sources in Beppu City will start in June. The city in Oita Prefecture is famous for its natural hot springs. The city is dotted with approximately ...