Monday, 25 April 2011

Japan Tsunami: Unforgettable Pictures

Picture of a boat resting on a building after the Japan tsunami

A tsunami-tossed boat rests on top of a building amid a sea of debris in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, on March 14.

Picture of a tsunami flooding a road after the Japan earthquake

A tsunami wave crashes over a street in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, in northeastern Japan on March 11.
Picture of rescue workers approaching a man floating on a roof off the Japanese coast

On March 13 rescue workers approach Hiromitsu Shinkawa, a 60-year-old man from Japan's Minamisoma City who washed out to sea during the recent tsunami and spent days clinging to a piece of roofing.

Picture of a petroleum-refining plant on fire
Flames and smoke billow from a petroleum-refining plant damaged by the Japan earthquake in Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, on March 13.

  Picture of rescue workers searching for Japan earthquake victims
Rescue workers search for Japan earthquake victims amid shattered houses in Nodamura, Iwate Prefecture, on March 14.

Picture of a train overpass collapsed onto a street below in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

A lone vehicle passes a train overpass mangled by the recent earthquake in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, on March 12.

Picture of people searching through debris in tsunami-ravaged Sendai, Japan

People search through debris at the Sendai airport on March 14, days after an earthquake-triggered tsunami left the Japanese city in ruins.

National Geographic