Today's Coming Crisis Movie

Friday, March 11, 2011

Ship carrying 100 people missing after being hit by the Tsunami =, Japan 11th Mar 2011

(Reuters) - A ship carrying 100 people was swept away by the tsunami which smashed into northeastern Japan on Friday following a massive earthquake, Kyodo news agency reported. Source

The official Death toll now stands at 60 dead and 56 missing.

**The region has now been struck by 87 large eartquakes in the past 48 hours

**State of emergency at nuclear plant

Japan has issued a state of emergency at a nuclear power plant after its cooling system failed following the huge earthquake, the country's top government spokesman said.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said the nuclear power plant in Fukushima developed a mechanical failure in the system needed to cool the reactor after it was shut down in the earthquake. Read More