the news says that a nuclear powerplant near Tokyo has set off its automatic alarm system and some of facility is on fire.
from Golden skate forum by Shelpa
Russian media reports that:
Russian figure skaters disappeared in Japan.
Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov landed in Tokyo for 3 hours before the earthquake. After earthquake in capital of Japan the Federation of figure skating of Russia has lost contact with sportsmen - 24-year-old Tatyana Volosozhar and 27-year-old Maxim Trankov, and also their trainer Nina Mozer.