Due to the influence of the front, record heavy rains occurred in various parts of western and eastern Japan over the 15th, and the risk of sediment-related disasters is high, and the rivers continue to rise.

Since the front is stagnant, there is a risk that it will rain again in Kyushu from the morning of the 16th to the 17th, so strict caution is required for sediment-related disasters.

Total rainfall over 1000 mm in Ureshino City, Saga Prefecture

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, fronts remained stagnant near Japan, and intermittently developed rain clouds flowed into western and eastern Japan from the 11th to the 15th of this month.



Over the morning of the 15th, special warnings for heavy rains were announced in Saga, Nagasaki, Fukuoka, and Hiroshima prefectures, resulting in record heavy rains in various places.



▽ In Ureshino City, Saga Prefecture, the rainfall from the beginning of the rain on the 11th of this month has exceeded 1000 mm.



The maximum rainfall in 72 hours was


▽ 848.5 mm in Unsendake, Nagasaki Prefecture

,

▽ 750.5 mm


in Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture,


729.5 mm

in Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture,


▽ 501 mm

in Miiri,

Hiroshima City,


▽ Nagiso Town

,

Nagano Prefecture. It is 395.5 mm at 395.5 mm, and 391.5 mm


at Kurokawa in Shirakawa Town, Gifu Prefecture,


both of which are the highest in the history of observation.



In many places, the rainfall was more than three times that of August 1st of the normal year, and river flooding and sediment-related disasters occurred one after another in various places.



Although the front has moved slightly southward and the rain in each area has weakened, the risk of sediment-related disasters continues to be extremely high in Saga, Fukuoka, and Nagano prefectures, and "sediment-related disaster warning information" has been announced. there is.



In addition, rivers continue to rise in various places such as Nagano Prefecture.

Very heavy rain may continue to occur over a wide area

The front will move north again, and there is a risk of extremely heavy rainfall over a wide area from western Japan to eastern Japan from the morning of the 16th to the 17th, with heavy rainfall expected, especially in Kyushu.



Where there is a lot of rain in the 24 hours until the evening of the 16th,


180 mm in the northern and southern parts of Kyushu, and


then in the 24 hours until the evening of the 17th,


100 mm to 200 mm in the northern and southern parts of Kyushu.


It


is expected that it will rain 100

to 150 mm in Shikoku and the Chugoku region,

and 50 to 100 mm in Kinki, Tokai and Hokuriku.

Strict caution against sediment-related disasters, river flooding, and low land inundation

The front is expected to stagnate near Japan on the 20th around Friday.



The Japan Meteorological Agency calls for strict caution against sediment-related disasters, river flooding, and low land inundation.



Even in areas where heavy rains have not caused disasters, there are still risks of sediment-related disasters and river flooding.



Check the evacuation information released by the local government, and if you feel any danger, evacuate to a safe place and take the highest priority to ensure your safety.

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