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Old Mar 11th 2011, 12:14 pm
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Massive earthquake of 8.9 has hit Japan causing a 33ft Tsunami. The death count is currently 32 but is expected to rise significantly.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598
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Watching on Sky news earlier, awful. Must be so bloody frightening....
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First proper extended footage of a tsunami wave.

Looks absolutely horrifying.

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http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/sh...sparks-ts.html

It's a 9 now...mental.

Heard from a mate that he's okay, seasick in the building from the swaying and stuck at work with the trains out in Tokyo but other wise okay.

Couple other friends are okay...just glad most of the people I know were a bit further south of Tokyo.

This is just mental.
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And now an explosion a a nuclear power plant with fear of a nuclear meltdown. It mus be terrifying there, my heart goes out to those In japan and those with family and friends there.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12720219
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I can't imagine how awful it must be for those involved.
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Massive earthquake of 8.9 has hit Japan causing a 33ft Tsunami. The death count is currently 32 but is expected to rise significantly.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598
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it's just too awful for words...the most horrowing image i've seen is of the car trying to get away but being completely surrounded by the tsunami, and also a person running away, but the news channel don't know what happened to them...

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it's just too awful for words...the most horrowing image i've seen is of the car trying to get away but being completely surrounded by the tsunami, and also a person running away, but the news channel don't know what happened to them...

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I saw that, they are likely to be dead you would think
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And another explosion at the Nuclear plant- and fears of anotehr strong earthquake

The capital Tokyo is also still experiencing regular aftershocks, amid warnings that another powerful earthquake is likely to strike very soon.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12729138
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I just rung my Japanese friend to make sure he was okay after the Tsunami and all he did was go on about his social life.

Just kept going on and on about a huge rave.


crap i know, just a bit of light hearted relief from the resident chav.
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