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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Japan Tsunami

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Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study
The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon
The US Coast Guard destroyed the ship, which had drifted unmanned all the way across the Pacific.
'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada
The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.
One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists
Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.
A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised
Of that donation, €1 million has come from Ireland, we’ve been looking at the aid situation in the earthquake and tsunami hit east coast one year on and how the money has been spent.
WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii
Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.
Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami
The earthquake killed more than 19,000 people, and 300,000 are still in temporary housing.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
As world remembers 9/11, Japan marks six months since earthquake and tsunami
The magnitude-9.0 earthquake produced the sort of devastation Japan hadn’t seen since World War II. The tsunami that followed engulfed the northeast and wiped out entire towns.
Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale'
Levels of radiation in some areas of the plant are so high they would be lethal within one hour.
Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers
“I think this is going to be a healing process” – first pitch this morning signals return to normal life, officials hope.
Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster
People pause to remember earthquake which hit at 6.46am GMT this day a month ago – but work must go on to recover bodies and rebuild towns.
Tsunami claims victims in Indonesia, California
Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue
Waves of two to three metres in height are to be expected in the coming hours after significant Pacific aftershocks.
What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.
UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.
Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.
Ten metre high tsunami hits Japan after magnitude 8.9 earthquake