Updates from Facebook (which has been helping out all the foreigners in Japan the past few days- seriously, Facebook deserves some credit for helping us out!):
Japan Earthquake Information - Updated Mar 15, 7:30PM
Please refrain from over-stocking supplies
Food and supplies are selling out from the stores in the Tokyo Metropolitan area, however this may cause in running short of supplies for the worst stricken areas. Japanese government has announced that there are enough supplies in stock. Please act calmly with patience.
There are scheduled blackouts in Tokyo, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Gunma, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, Yamanashi, and Shizuoka everyday until further notice.
There will be scheduled blackouts in Yamagata, Niigata, Aomori, and Akita between 3/16 to 3/18.
Areas will be divided into groups and each group may experience few hours of power outage at scheduled time.
Please refer to the Yahoo! JAPAN Emergency Information (English) - link to English list of groups to find out which group you are in and what time the power outage will occur in your group. The list will be updated often. Please check the list for the latest groupings.
The Facebook website will not be affected by this blackout.
Train Operation in Tokyo Metropolitan area
To conserve energy, there will be limited train operations. Please refer to below links for the latest information.
JR | Metro | Toei | Tokyu | Odakyu | Keio | Tobu | Keikyu | Keisei | Seibu
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