A Canadian beachcomber made an unexpected find along British Columbia's Pacific Coast on April 18. Debris from Japan's tragic tsunami a year ago have only recently begun washing up on North America's west coast. Like on April 18th, when Peter Mark found a white container with a Harley Davidson inside of it. »
Amazingly, videos of tsunami waves coming ashore in Japan this week showed many people driving away from the water. If you find yourself in a similar situation, how can you increase your chances of survival from nil to slim?
Earlier this morning, we showed you an amazing photo of a swamped Japanese F-2A fighter jet. Now there's video of the damage done to it — and 17 others — at its air base.
Among those trapped by Japan's tsunami were 48 elementary-school students on board a marine research vessel off Japan's northeast coast. The boat survived the quake safely, but lost its navigation equipment, and the children have to be rescued by helicopter. »
At the port of Kesennuma in northern Japan, cars and other debris were swept away by ferocious, 20+ foot tsunami tidal waves. Hundreds have been killed. Police say 200 to 300 bodies were found in coastal Sendai. (Photo: AP) »
Here's video from the BBC showing — at about 30 seconds in — the moment the devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan early this morning. »
After the 8.9 earthquake hit Japan early this morning, and a tsunami washed into parts of the northeast region of Japan, helicopters captured this amazing footage of a whirlpool offshore. LIsten to the BBC's Humphrey Hawksley explain why. »