Saturday, March 12, 2011

Fires and Devastation in Sendai

Fires and Devastation in Sendai

One day after a massive tsunami tore through Sendai, residents are surveying the devastation that destroyed whole sections of the northern port. Rescue workers are searching through a sea of debris, while smoke can be seen from one large fire. (March 12)


Smoke Pours From Japan Nuclear Plant

Smoke Pours From Japan Nuclear Plant


An explosion at a nuclear power station tore down the walls of one building Saturday as smoke poured out. Japanese officials said they feared the reactor could melt down following the failure of its cooling system in the earthquake and tsunami. (March 12

California Harbor Hit by Tsunami

California Harbor Hit by Tsunami

The tsunami that ravaged Japan was also felt on the West Coast Friday. It ripped docks out and damaged or destroyed a number of boats in California's Santa Cruz Harbor. (March 11


83 Rescued From Floating Restaurant

83 Rescued From Floating Restaurant

Authorities say they safely rescued 83 people from a floating barge restaurant that broke its moorings on the Ohio River and drifted at least 85 yards. Jeff Ruby's Waterfront Restaurant was located on the Kentucky side of the river. (March 12)


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