Due to the stagnant front, it caused record heavy rains in Kyushu and the Chugoku region, and the river Egawa flooded in Hiroshima prefecture.

The rain so far has increased the risk of disasters in various places, and especially in northern Kyushu, the Japan Meteorological Agency has said that there is a possibility of a special warning, so strict caution is required.

The front will be stagnant for the next week or so, and there is a risk of heavy rain that could lead to disasters over a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan.

Please be alert and try to evacuate before a disaster occurs.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, rain clouds that have developed mainly in western Japan such as Kyushu continue to flow due to the influence of stagnant fronts near Japan.

Extremely heavy rain continued to fall in Hiroshima Prefecture from early 13th, and a linear rain zone occurred, and a special warning for heavy rain was announced in Hiroshima City for a while.

In Hiroshima Prefecture, flooding occurred in Miyoshi City, which is upstream of the Gonokawa River, which is a first-class river, and several rivers were flooded.

During this time, it rained again in northern Kyushu, and rain clouds that had developed in Kinki and Tokai were flowing in. In the hour until 5 pm


46 mm in Saga City,

▽ 31 mm in Nagoya City,

5 pm In the hour up to half, it

rained heavily in all 33 mm in Hirakata City, Osaka Prefecture.

This few days, the rainfall is particularly high in northern Kyushu, which has been raining, the amount of rain that fell in the 72 hours up to 5:00 pm in Nagasaki Prefecture,

806 millimeters ▽ Unzen

584 millimeters ▽ Shimabara,

▽ in Minamishimabara 536 mm,

▽ 560.5 mm in Saga City,

▽ 544 mm in Hondo, Amakusa City


Kumamoto Prefecture, etc. are all the highest in the history of observation.

The amount of rain that has fallen in the last three days is a record heavy rain, which is about three times as much as the average month of August.

The risk of sediment-related disasters has become extremely high due to the rain so far. There are areas where has been announced.

In addition, there are rivers in Saga and Fukuoka prefectures, Shimane and Hiroshima prefectures, Yamaguchi prefecture, and Gifu prefecture that exceed the "flood risk water level" where the risk of flooding is extremely high.

What are your expectations for the future?

It is a future outlook.

Due to the stagnation of the front, it will rain very heavily mainly in western Japan over the 15th, and there is a risk of heavy rain over a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, there is a possibility of a special warning if extremely heavy rain continues in northern Kyushu, which has a record heavy rain.

Where there is a lot of rain in the 24 hours until the evening of the 14th,

▽ Northern Kyushu and Tokai 300 mm,

▽ Shikoku and Kinki, Kanto Koshin 250 mm,

▽ Southern Kyushu and Chugoku region, 200 mm in Hokuriku,

▽ It is expected to be 120 mm in Tokai.

After that, it is

expected to be 200 mm to 300 mm in the northern and southern parts of Kyushu, Shikoku, Kinki, Tokai, and Kanto Koshin, and 100 mm to 200 mm in the Chugoku region and Hokuriku in

the 24 hours until the evening of the 15th


The front is expected to stagnate near Honshu for the next week or so, and total rainfall may increase further, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for strict caution against sediment-related disasters, river flooding, and low land inundation.

Ensuring safety before a disaster occurs

The situation is such that it is safe to have a disaster anywhere, especially in western Japan.

Please try to ensure safety before a disaster occurs.

If it is difficult to move to the evacuation center due to worsening surrounding conditions, take some protective action, such as moving to a room on the second floor or above of the building opposite the cliff or slope.

The front is expected to remain stagnant near Honshu for about a week after this, and the total rainfall is expected to increase over a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan, resulting in heavy rainfall in various places.

Check the danger of the place where you live in advance with a hazard map, etc., and check the situation of rain clouds and the risk of sediment-related disasters in more detail than usual, and move to a safe place before the danger approaches.

In addition, in past disasters, there were cases where the voice of a family member saved lives.

If you have family members or acquaintances in an area where heavy rain is expected, please call and ask them to move to a safe place.