273 pp (JP),(443 pp)
| A Blank in the Weather Map|
Print (Paperback), e-book
Japanese folk tales, The legends of Tono, Tōno monogatari
Introduction - Enigma of the 2,000 deaths
Chapter 1 - The Flash
Chapter 2 - No Lack of the Observation
Chapter 3 - The 17th of September, 1945
Chapter 4 - The Disaster of the Research Group on Atomic Bomb from Kyoto University
Chapter 5 - The Black Rain
Last chapter - The Record of the Sandglass
A Blank in the Weather Map Wikipedia
A Blank in the Weather Map (空白の天気図, Kuhaku-no Tenki-zu) is a non-fiction book written by Japanese author Kunio Yanagida, it was published in Japan in 1975. The book is about the Hiroshima Meteorological Observatory in 1945. Hiroshima was fully destroyed in the Atomic Bombing on August 6, 1945.
One month later, the phenomenal and powerful typhoon called Makurazaki Typhoon hit Hiroshima and 1229 dead, 1054 injured, 783 missing in Hiroshima Prefecture. This book investigated what really happened there, why the Meteorological Observatory couldn't help the people. At that time, Hiroshima's administration systems were destroyed and was unable to inform the public about the typhoon. The survivors lost their houses from the bomb and were living in barracks or hospitals.