870.000 people evacuated in Japan

In Japan fear the authorities for mudslides, flooding and rivers going over their banks. the Rain is for weeks passed over especially the south-western part o

870.000 people evacuated in Japan

In Japan fear the authorities for mudslides, flooding and rivers going over their banks. the Rain is for weeks passed over especially the south-western part o

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
14 September 2019 Saturday 13:01
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870.000 people evacuated in Japan

In Japan fear the authorities for mudslides, flooding and rivers going over their banks.

the Rain is for weeks passed over especially the south-western part of the country where more people have lost their lives to follow. Reports of even heavier rainfall now get the authorities to evacuate residents in Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki.

the Region has declared a state of emergency, and the Wednesday before at 15.30 local time should 870.000 people to leave their homes, before the rainfall really began on the night of Thursday.

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A resident being rescued from his home Thursday in the town of Omachi in the region of Saga. Photo: JJJI Press/Ritzau Scanpix
Ten centimeters at a time
Wednesday was at least two persons found dead, while authorities in dinghies, sailed from house-to-house search for residents who were not reached in a timely manner.

An elderly man died when his car was swept away by a small tidal wave in the town of Takeo. And just tsunamis are not a rare sight these days. According to the national meteorological institute there fell on Tuesday in several places ten centimeters of rainfall in one hour.

Therefore warned Yoshihide Suga, a spokesman from the government in Tokyo, Tuesday, the population in the affected area and asked them to keep a watchful eye on the authorities ' instructions

- in Order to protect your own life, it said in the warning, according to the u.s. media CNN.

Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has deployed 14.000 soldiers from the army, who must assist with the evacuation of the area.

In the middle of august, Japan was hit by the storm Krosa, which also created the chaos in Empire of the Sun.

The tropical storm had wind gusts of up to 144 kilometres an hour when it went into the country in the area around Hiroshima. Here were 600,000 people at the time were evacuated.

Holiday - 15. aug. 2019 - at. 10:52 600,000 people evacuated and hundreds of flights cancelled

Updated: 14.09.2019 13:01
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