World 13 March 2011 Japan disaster: more pictures Images of the ravaged north-east of the country, where the death toll could exceed 10,000. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Above, smoke billows from fires raging at the port in Tagajo in Miyagi Prefecture. Japan has been battling a feared meltdown of two reactors at a local nuclear plant. Residents of Tagajo navigate their way past debris on a street in the twon. Police have warned that the death toll in tsunami-hit Miyagi Prefecture alone could exceed 10,000. Rescue workers remove cars upended by the tsunami at the shipping port to the east of Sendai in Miyagi. A soldier pulls a rubber dinghy carrying evacuated people at Ishinomaki city. About 310,000 people have been evacuated to emergency shelters, many of them still without power. A man fetches his son's schoolbags from a collaped house in Tagajo. A girl surveys tsunami damage to Ishinomaki city in Miyagi. All photographs: AFP/Getty Images › Morning Call: pick of the papers Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles For the Ukip press officer I slept with, the European Union was Daddy Donald Trump has told America it can be great without being good As Donald Trump once asked, how do you impeach a President?