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On Friday, 2011-03-11, several earth quakes east of the japanese border occured. Amongst others, they caused problems in the nuclear power plant Fukushima on the main island Honshu.


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Watch weather movies with a closer zoom into Japan

Watch weather movies concerning conditions in Eastern Asia

Reports on radioactivity in Japan

Dispersion movie for Japan


The dispersion movie shows the forecasted particle dispersion at 3 different heights: 10 meters, 500 meters and 1500 meters.

Streamlines movie for Japan


The streamlines movie shows the forecasted wind 10 meters above ground.
The faster the arrows move, the stronger the wind is.

Clouds-Precipitations-Movie for Japan


The clouds and precipitation movies shows the animated model forecast for cloudiness and precipitation.

Temperatures in Japan


The animation shows the forecasted temperatures for Japan in the next couple of days.

The power plant is one of the biggest in Japan and contains 6 reactors. It is situated at the Pacific coast, 60km southeast of the city Fukushima and 240km north of the capital Tokyo.

Current weather, detailed weather forecast and a tendency for the upcoming 15 days:
Streamlines movie for Asia

Weather in Fukushima

Weather in Japan