China News Service, October 20. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the morning of the 20th local time, in fear of heavy rain causing sediment disasters, some areas of Hokkaido issued evacuation instructions to 684 households with a total of 1,790 people.

  According to reports, parts of Yakumo Town and Mori Town, Hokkaido, Japan, have issued evacuation instructions and opened separate evacuation areas due to heavy rain.

  There are 5 levels of silt disaster alert in Japan, and parts of Hokkaido are currently under level 4 alert.

Relevant areas called on people to leave dangerous places and take refuge for all.

  According to the report, the Japan Meteorological Agency announced that due to the influx of warm and humid air caused by strong cold air at high altitude and low air pressure in the Sea of ​​Japan, the atmospheric state has become unstable and caused a lot of rain, centered on the coasts of the Sea of ​​Japan in northern Japan and eastern Japan. cloud.

Therefore, the risk of sediment disasters due to rainfall in some areas of Hokkaido is extremely high.

  In addition, the Japan Meteorological Agency also warned that since the atmosphere is still unstable, it is necessary to pay attention to local strong gusts and hail such as thunderstorms and tornadoes.

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