Due to the stagnant front, it is raining very heavily in Kyushu, and strict caution is required for sediment-related disasters and river flooding.



It seems that heavy rain of 120 mm or more per hour has fallen in Mie Prefecture, and there is a risk that the risk of disasters will increase sharply in various parts of western and eastern Japan other than Kyushu.



Please check the evacuation information of the local government and spend your time in a safe place.

Rain intensifies again in Kyushu

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, due to the influence of the front that continues to stagnate near Japan, rain clouds that have developed in Kyushu and the Tokai region are flowing in during this time.



According to radar analysis, it seems that heavy rain of 120 mm or more fell in the vicinity of Toba City, Mie Prefecture in one hour until 3:50 am, and the Japan Meteorological Agency released "record short-time heavy rain information".



In addition, during the hour until 3:00 am, we observed a very heavy rain of 52 mm with a rain gauge installed in Ogi City by Saga Prefecture.



In Saga, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, and Kagoshima prefectures, the risk of sediment-related disasters is extremely high, and there are areas where "sediment-related disaster warning information" has been announced.

Total rainfall over 1000 mm 3 to 4 times as much as one month

It has been a record heavy rainfall in various parts of western and eastern Japan, and the rainfall from the beginning of the rain on the 11th of this month is 1132 mm in Ureshino City, Saga Prefecture, which is almost half of the annual rainfall in less than a week. ..



In addition, ▽ Nagasaki City Nagauradake is 1072.5 mm, ▽ Fukuoka Prefecture Omuta City is 906 mm, ▽ Hiroshima City Miiri is 511.5 mm, etc. increase.



In Kyushu and Hiroshima prefectures, there is a large amount of water accumulated in the soil, so there is a risk of sediment-related disasters, river flooding, and low land inundation in less rain than usual and in a short period of time.



The risk of a disaster can increase sharply and requires strict caution.



Please check the evacuation information of the local government and the sediment-related disaster warning information, and move to a safe place before the situation worsens.

Future outlook Risk of heavy rain over a wide area from western to northern Japan

It is a future outlook.



As the low pressure system on the front passes north of Kyushu and advances to the Sea of ​​Japan, it will rain more heavily in Kyushu, and there is a risk of extremely heavy rain over a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan.



The amount of rain in the 24 hours until the evening of the 17th is expected to be ▽ northern and southern Kyushu, 250 mm in Shikoku ▽ 200 mm in the Chugoku region ▽ 120 mm in Kinki and Tokai.



After that, the 24-hour rainfall until the evening of the 18th is


▽ 200 mm to 300 mm in Shikoku and Tokai


▽ 100 mm to 200 mm in Kinki


▽ Northern and southern Kyushu, Chugoku region, Kanto Koshin, Hokuriku from 100 mm 150 mm


▽ It is expected to be 50 mm to 100 mm in Tokai.



The front will stagnate near Japan around Friday, 20th, and rainfall is expected to increase further.



Check the information released by the local government, etc. ▽ If you are in a place where there is a risk of disaster on a hazard map, please evacuate to a safe place as soon as possible.



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



If you have a family member or acquaintance in an area where heavy rain is expected, please call to call for evacuation.

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