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Hiroshima to Install Sensors to Detect Landslides

Matt Ball on August 23, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Sensors

The central government and Hiroshima Prefectural Government plan to place mudslide sensors in the northern part of the prefecture where at least 90 people were reported dead or missing as of Friday, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Friday.

The land ministry and Hiroshima government plan to place around 10 sensors in the Asaminami and Asakita districts, which suffered heavy damage from landslides and are in danger of more mudslides, so residents can be alerted, the report said.

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