Drone Videos Reveal Extent Of Japan’s Earthquake Damage

Japan Quakes: Drone Footage Reveals Widespread Damage From Landslides

 

 

 

 

 

” Rescue and clean-up efforts are underway in Japan after twin earthquakes hit the country’s southwest, killing at least 43 and injuring more than 1,000 people.”

” Three days on from the strongest shock — Saturday’s quake registered a magnitude-7.0 and Thursday’s magnitude-6.2 — dramatic drone footage from the country’s Geospatial Information Authority has highlighted why recovery operations are proving so difficult. Dozens killed as aftershocks slow rescue efforts “
” Not only did the initial impact of each shock splinter roads and carve out fissures in the earth’s surface but numerous roads and bridges have collapsed from landslides triggered by the tremors.The drone footage shows a devastated bridge near Minami Aso village and huge swathes of roads swept away.”
” Nine people are still missing and over 3,000 buildings have been damaged, according to Kumamoto prefecture’s disaster management office.”

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