Fukushima: the present-day situation following an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster
The triple tragedy destroyed entire cities six years ago
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On 11 March 2011, Japan was hit by a catastrophe of immeasurable proportions. Fukushima suffered a devastating earthquake, which was soon followed by a tsunami. The devastation, which was already incredible, took another dramatic turn with the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which caused radioactive leaks. Six years later, the landscape of the region is still desolate and abandoned, despite government efforts to revitalize the area.
See what the situation in Fukushima is like now.