2020-07-15

77 people were killed by heavy rain in many places in Japan. About 15,000 houses in 24 counties were damaged

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Zhongxin.com, July 15th, according to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), recently, the Kyushu region in Japan Due to river flooding and geological disasters caused by rare heavy rains, 77 people have been killed, and about 15,000 houses in 24 counties across the country have been damaged to varying degrees.

Recently, Kyushu, Japan and other places have suffered heavy rainfall, causing floods and debris flows. The picture shows Kumamoto Prefecture a quarry in Kumamoto City was destroyed by the flood.

At present, in addition to the 77 people who have been confirmed dead, there are still 10 people whose whereabouts are unknown. Of the victims, 71 were from the Kyushu area, and the remaining 6 were from Hiroshima, Nagano and other places outside Kyushu.

At present, the local police, fire and self-defense forces are continuing to search and rescue missing persons.

In addition, according to the statistics of the Fire Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, as of 2 p.m. local time on the 15th, local time, the heavy rain has caused a difference to about 15,000 houses in 24 counties centered on the Kyushu region. To some extent, some of the houses even collapsed.