A woman is helped to get into a police vehicle to move from a shelter to another shelter in Kumamura, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan Monday, July 6, 2020. (Kyodo News via AP). Evacuation advisories issued as heavy rain drenches wide swaths of Japan. “Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki are seeing heavy rain that they have never experienced,” agency official Yasushi Kajiwara told reporters. The riverside towns in Kumamoto city were among the most devastated, where 40 bodies were recovered. In Sakon Nakhon, after a night of heavy rain, ... Foreign visitors to Japan plunge 87%, biggest since 1964. By early Saturday morning, water from the … The Futami River swelling because of heavy rain in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto prefecture, in south-western Japan, yesterday. If Night 1 established the foundation, Night 2 was an exploration of alternates. Warnings for heavy rain and flooding were issued in large parts western and southern Japan. A total of 230 people in western Kochi prefecture were unable to evacuate as roads were blocked by landslide, a local official said. Some 210,000 people were in areas subjected to evacuation orders, though only some of them usually show up at shelters, especially at night when people are advised to stay indoors. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the rain was forecast to head east by Wednesday, according to Reuters. The Japan Meteorological Agency upgraded its warning to “special”, the highest level, in southern Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures. A military helicopter could be seen evacuating stranded residents on Saturday, hovering over a house before winching a person to safety. In Hiroshima, another major tourist stop, nine people were missing after being buried underneath a mudslide on Friday night, Kyodo News reported. Searches continued Sunday night for victims of heavy rainfall that hammered southern Japan for the third straight day, as the government put the death toll at 48, with 28 others presumed dead. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. “It’s in an unusual state with an imminent, grave danger,” he said. More than 1.22 million people in the Kyushu region have been asked to evacuate, with residents asked to remain on high alert through Tuesday night. HEAVY rain in Japan has triggered serious floods and landslides, leaving at least eight people dead and 50 missing. "The water level of rivers suddenly rose in the Saturday rain. 1.2.3 Characteristics of line-shaped precipitation systems (C) From 4th to 8th July during the Heavy Rain Event of July 2018, wide areas from the Tokai region to the Kyushu region of Japan intermittently experienced heavy rainfall, with precipitation totals exceeding 200 mm in many places. Teen tortured and left to die in bath with hands nearly sawn... COVID-19 in California: State may have homegrown strain. TOKYO: About 34 people are either confirmed or feared dead — including 14 at a nursing home — after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, authorities said on Sunday. Some 1,500 people have taken shelter at 86 different evacuation centers across Kyushu as of Sunday afternoon. The death toll has risen to 66 as of Friday morning, with 16 others still missing, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. At least 58 people have died in several days of flooding. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Around eight hours of solid rain to start the day, with precipitation totalling 180mm. The dead included 14 of the 65 elderly residents of the nursing home next to the Kuma River, which is known as the “raging river” because it is joined by another river just upstream and is prone to flooding. Heavy rain began falling on Monday morning, local time, in Busan and continued into the afternoon. Yanase in Umaji village, Kochi prefecture, saw 1,190 millimetres (47 inches) of rain in 72 hours, which is double of the total amount that usually falls in the month of July, according to the JMA website. Legal Statement. Get all the stories you need-to-know from the most powerful name in news delivered first thing every morning to your inbox. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2021. Instead, we got the big set pieces from Greetings ("Lost in the Flood") and The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle ("Incident on 57th Street"). Market data provided by Factset. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. All rights reserved. Japanese broadcaster NHK said some parts of Japan were experiencing levels of rainfall not seen in several decades. Torrential rain brought another deluge to southern Japan on Monday as the death toll from days of flooding and mudslides climbed to at least 49 people as rescuers searched for missing people. or redistributed. Categories. In Nara, rescuers were searching for a man in his 60s who hasn’t returned after going to check his rice paddies, while in Kochi, a 40-year-old man in his car was seen washed away. Many areas have seen more rain in a single day than in a typical month of July. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Parts of Japan where people were evacuated or stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend. At least 49 people have been confirmed dead and 11 remain missing after three days of heavy rains spawned destruction over the weekend on the main island of Kyushu. Television footage showed muddy water flowing out of rivers in parts of the region, including the scenic Arashiyama area in western Kyoto where riverbanks and streets were flooded. “I urge all citizens to carefully follow the information provided by local authorities and stay alert to take actions to protect their own lives,” Abe said during a government meeting. Army troops and other rescuers worked their way on Monday through mud and debris along the flooded Kuma River, where many houses and buildings were submerged nearly to their roofs. More heavy rain fell on Monday, with water seen flowing down a street in Hiroshima. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, Chapter 9: "Sleepless Night". A 52-year-old woman in the Kyoto region who went missing on Thursday night was found dead by a river in neighbouring Osaka prefecture, according to police. Travis Fedschun is a reporter for FoxNews.com. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency have confirmed that at least three people were washed away in swollen rivers and later found dead in Hyogo, Fukuoka and Kyoto — Hyogo and Kyoto are also major tourist cities. Two other people were also unaccounted for in Fukuoka prefecture, the agency said. Local residents are rescued by Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers using a boat on a flooded road, caused by heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka prefecture, southern Japan … Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Watchers 3 On the night of a heavy rain, four detectives gather at the house where a murder occurred. What’s left of a typhoon earlier this week also contributed to the problem, the agency said, cautioning of strong winds and lightning in some areas. 【4K】Backstreets of Japan at night - 3 - Heavy rain Not a vlog, no intrusive faces or talking, pure Japan only. Picture: Supplied/TwitterSource:Supplied. The river rose abruptly and its embankment gave in, causing floodwaters to gush into the nursing home, where most of the residents were bedridden or wheelchair users. (Kyodo News via AP). Picture: AFPSource:AFP. The downpours temporarily halted bullet train services in western Japan, which resumed on Friday. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site>news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site. Authorities were still warning on Sunday of torrential rains, mudslides, flooding and swollen rivers in the region. As the typhoon nears, forecasts suggest heavy rain will move into the region by around 7pm local time on Friday night with the wind speed up at 17km/h and gusts of 52km/h. Authorities announced new evacuation orders on Friday, bringing the number of people told to leave their homes to 210,853, most of them in western Japan. People walk near piled-up debris from heavy rain in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan Monday, July 6, 2020. Thousands Ordered to Evacuate as Heavy Rain Hits Western Japan, The floods hitting Japan. That ramps up dramatically into Saturday, with gusts predicted at 161km/h. On Thursday, a construction worker was killed when he was swept away by flood waters in the Hyogo region. ©2021 FOX News Network, LLC. ... especially at night when people are advised to stay indoors. A woman shovels mud in front of her restaurant following heavy rain in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan Sunday, July 5, 2020. media caption Heavy rain in Kumamoto ... At least 16 people have died and a dozen are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as ... but more is forecast to hit in the region on Sunday night. HEAVY rain in Japan has triggered serious floods and landslides, leaving at least eight people dead and 50 missing. Rescuers search for missing persons at the site of a landslide in Tsunagi town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan Monday, July 6, 2020. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued the highest weather warning, a heavy rain emergency warning, for three prefectures in northern Kyushu after heavy rain hit the island's southern region over the weekend. No Darkness or Born to Run epics (no "Racing," no "Jungleland," no "Backstreets"). Follow him on Twitter @travfed. Fox News meteorologist Adam Klotz has your FoxCast. All times AEDT (GMT +11). HISTORIC rainfall has triggered flooding and landslides in many major Japanese cities, leaving at least eight people dead and many unaccounted for. You've successfully subscribed to this newsletter! The special warning is issued when the amount of rain is expected to be the highest in decades. The Togetsu bridge on the Katsura river in Kyoto during heavy rains in western Japan. Legal Statement. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. CLICK HERE FOR MORE WEATHER COVERAGE FROM FOX NEWS. She tries everything, even a relaxing hot shower, but still nothing. The Associated Press contributed to this report. I am worried because I don't know how the rain is today," Shoko Matsunaga, 49, told Kyodo News. An evacuation in that area was not mandatory and many people are believed to have opted to stay at home because of concerns over catching the coronavirus, even though officials said shelters were adequately equipped with partitions and other safety measures. All rights reserved. やばい山上の町でこれ佐世保冠水するわ pic.twitter.com/WLMULGBoAr, 旭川…も‐氾濫しそう…とりあえず帰宅したからいつでも逃げれるように準備する…東岡山の旧道ザグザグの左右冠水して通れないんで気をつけて下さい… pic.twitter.com/Ym2iKDeGL7. Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast Wednesday, battering large areas of Japan's main island, swelling more rivers, triggering mudslides and destroying houses and roads. (Kota Endo/Kyodo News via AP). Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the country has had “historic” rainfall this week and more was expected through the weekend, urging residents to use precautions and evacuate early to higher grounds. Parts of Nagano and Gifu, including areas known… Police said they were investigating how the three died. A non-Japanese resident of Japan, ... His most popular video, ‘Walking in Tokyo Shibuya at night’ has so far racked up more than 1.8 million ... Rambalac's most popular videos include a walk through the backstreets of Tokyo at night during heavy rain, and a walk through Tokyo's Akihabara electronics and entertainment district. Market data provided by Factset. 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