Tsunami Warnings Issued For Japan’s Okinawa Islands, 30-CM Waves Observed

Tsunami Warnings Issued For Japan’s Okinawa Islands, 30-CM Waves Observed

TOKYO, Apr 3 (NNN-NHK) – Japan’s weather agency, this morning, issued a tsunami warning for islands of the southern Okinawa prefecture, with waves having already reached some areas.

A 30-centimetre tsunami was observed at the island of Yonaguni, at 9:18 a.m. local time, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Weather officials expected three-metre-high waves to be rapidly approaching Miyakojima and Yaeyama islands, and will arrive at Okinawa Main Island region at around 10:00 a.m. local time.

The agency urged local residents to evacuate to higher ground or safe places, as soon as possible.

– NNN-NHK

CATEGORIES
Share This

COMMENTS

Wordpress (0)
Disqus (0 )