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2013 Tomioka Town, Fukushima Exclusion Zone (55 images)

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Tomioka Town in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan was badly affected by the events of March 11th 2011. First the earthquake, that struck at 2:46pm, damaged many of the houses and roads in the town; then the coastal parts of the town were flattened in the tsunami that followed. The tsunami also-wiped out the cooling systems at the nearby Fukushima Daichi nuclear power station causing explosions and meltdowns in the reactors there. Due to high radiation levels the town's...
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