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Japan : Heavy Rain : 2014/08/15
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Duration 2014/08/15
Country
   or
District
Japan
Name Heavy Rain
Outline A weather front brought intermittent rain in wide areas of Japan from 15 August 2014, battering especially Kyoto and Gifu prefectures, where precipitation amounted to as much as twice the average rainfall in August in places, NHK reported.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Cabinet Office 2014/09/01
Killed: 7
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 1
Slightly injured: 6
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 109
Partially damaged houses: 687
Inundation above floor level: 1,606
Inundation below floor level: 3,621
Nonresidential buildings: 7

Cabinet Office 2014/08/19
Killed: 4
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 1
Slightly injured: 2
Totally collapsed houses: 12
Halfly collapsed houses: 18
Partially damaged houses: 19
Inundation above floor level: 349
Inundation below floor level: 1,867
Nonresidential buildings: 0

Cabinet Office 2014/08/18
Killed: 4
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 1
Slightly injured: 2
Totally collapsed houses: 3
Halfly collapsed houses: 2
Partially damaged houses: 9
Inundation above floor level: 150
Inundation below floor level: 1,170
Nonresidential buildings: 0

Cabinet Office 2014/08/18
Killed: 4
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 1
Slightly injured: 2
Totally collapsed houses: 1
Halfly collapsed houses: 1
Partially damaged houses: 2
Inundation above floor level: 115
Inundation below floor level: 887
Nonresidential buildings: 0

Cabinet Office 2014/08/17
Killed: 1
Missing: 0
Seriously injured: 1
Slightly injured: 0
Totally collapsed houses: 0
Halfly collapsed houses: 0
Partially damaged houses: 2
Inundation above floor level: 0
Inundation below floor level: 102
Nonresidential buildings: 3


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Cabinet Office 2014/09/01
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 15:00, 1 September 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014, excluding impacts on Hiroshima Prefecture)
  • Cabinet Office 2014/08/19
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 18:00, 19 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014)
  • Cabinet Office 2014/08/18
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 20:00, 18 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014)
  • Cabinet Office 2014/08/18
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 9:30, 18 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014)
  • The Japan Times 2014/08/18
    Flood affected 1,000 houses in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto with one death reported, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun. One death each was reported in landslides in Tamba, Hyogo Prefecture, and Hakui, Ishikawa Prefecture, the newspaper reported.
  • Cabinet Office 2014/08/17
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 16:00, 17 August 2014 (For the Heavy Rain Started from 15 August 2014)