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Posted on 03/16/2011 5:45:28 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Snow blankets Japan's tsunami deadlands
Wed, Mar 16, 2011
TOKYO, JAPAN - A blanket of snow covered disaster areas of northeast Japan on Wednesday, amid a cold snap in the debris-strewn wastelands created by last week's quake and tsunami catastrophe.
Survivors and rescue crews - already facing an acute lack of water, supplies and fuel, power blackouts and poor telecommunications - had their troubles compounded by snow flurries over roads and rubble.
Temperatures in the worst-hit Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures fell sharply to near zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit), and the meteorological agency forecast a drop to minus five degrees C Thursday.
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Wow, Mother Nature kicking ‘em while they’re down.
An awful situation.
The dreaded effects of global cooling.
I don’t mean to make light of a dire situation, but if they had a heat snap over there, you couldn’t keep Algore away from a TV camera.
God, be merciful.
Can’t these people get a break?
With the way the media is hysterically covering this, I wouldn’t be surprised if the snow is called nuclear winter.
Oh, it just keeps coming. Those poor people.
Snow's a mercy when fresh water is otherwise unavailable.
so anyone still trapped in rubble or even holed up in shelter without supplies is likely dead from hypothermia and thirst
cannot imagine the scope of this tragedy
Northern Japan went from leading industrial nation to Bangladesh in less than a week
Japan’s national courage is certainly being tested. A strong people are undergoing heartbreaking troubles. Very sad but inspiring.
You may have a point there; I just hope nobody freezes.
Those poor people. They’ve suffered so much, and it’s far from over.
I live in southern Japan , far from all the devestation and misery . We live a relatively humble life down here in Kyushu , but compared to those in Sendai , Fukushima , etc ...I feel like I am living the “ life of Reilly “ right now ...Appreciating very much what we have .
Not sure I’d melt the snow into water with a nuke venting nearby.
You can remove radiation from water by boiling it.
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