You are here

Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after quake: govt

40634453 - 22_11_2016 - JAPAN-QUAKE_.jpg
A man evacuated from his home looks at a television screen showing a news report on tsunami warnings, at a shelter in Sendai, Japan, on Nov 22, 2016.

[TOKYO] The Japanese government on Tuesday lifted its tsunami warning for the northeast coast of the country after a powerful earthquake shook the region earlier in the day.

"The tsunami advisory has been lifted," the Japan Meteorological Agency said in a statement released at 12.50pm (0350 GMT) on its website.


BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to