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Olympic Games 2020: Scholars warn of earthquakes and storms, repeating the Covid-19 crisis

Olympic Games 2020 – Mr. Hirotada Hirose, Professor at Tokyo Women’s Christian University As an expert in studying the risks of natural disasters in Japan told AFP. This Olympic Games 2020 looks like the organizers of the competition. And various departments It will focus mainly on measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, natural disasters may also occur during the Olympics. Especially the dangers of earthquakes and typhoon which Japan often encounters natural disasters like this on a regular basis.

While Toshiyasu Nakao, an earthquake forecasting expert from the Marine Resources Research and Development Institute. Of Tokai University said that if tomorrow a big earthquake in Tokyo It wouldn’t be a surprise. Including other areas There are risks in Japan too. Because our country is an area prone to earthquakes all the time.

Since the beginning of 2021, there have been 10 earthquakes in Japan, seven of them being of magnitude 6 and the highest of 7.3 magnitude in February. storm at risk of storms as well