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Japan: Data lacking to predict every eruption

28 Sep 2014, Yomiuri Shimbun

At a press conference held after Saturday’s eruption at Mt. Ontake, the Japan Meteorological Agency admitted failing to forecast the latest eruption. 'We can’t predict every eruption,' said the head of the agency’s volcanology section to the Yomiuri Shimbun...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1995 541,636
Flood 2000 360,110
Storm 2005 270,140
Storm 2004 180,050
Storm 2000 180,041
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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