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They call it X Day a major earthquake striking the heart of the worlds most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo? Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the childrens song Yuyake Koyake chimes across the Minato area of Tokyo from a loudspeaker one of hundreds dotted across schools and parks throughout this megacity of 37 million people. The daily jingle does more than signify the arrival of evening. It is a test for the system that is designed to save Tokyoites from what would be one of the worst natural disasters in recorded human history: an earthquake striking the centre of the most populous city on Earth. …

Twin cyclones force largest evacuation since Cyclone Tracey in 1974

Air evacuations in Northern Territory have been suspended and remaining residents are advised to seek shelter Twin cyclones approaching Western Australia and the Northern Territory have forced the largest evacuation since Cyclone Tracey in 1974 with remaining residents advised to seek shelter. Air evacuations have now been suspended in the NT before #YourADF‘s efforts, we’ve helped evacuate residents as Tropical #NorthernTerritory. Read more on our news site: #AusAirForce pic.twitter.com/4WVrZdpl4p #CycloneTrevor pic.twitter.com/tBdW5DeE43 #CycloneVeronica pic.twitter.com/DrtpePMIvF Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific