Details of Disaster Information


Japan : Heavy Rain, Landslide, Flood : 2016/06/20
GLIDE: FL-2016-000063-JP  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/06/20
Country
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District
Japan
Name Heavy Rain, Landslide, Flood
Outline Two people died and three were missing in Kumamoto Prefecture, western Japan in the morning of 21 June 2016 as torrential rain since the previous night caused mudslides and flooded irrigation channels.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Cabinet Office 2016/06/27
Killed: 6
Missing:1
Seriously injured: 3
Slightly injured: 6
Destroyed houses: 11
Halfly damaged houses: 15
Partially damaged houses: 85
Inundation above floor level: 389
Inundation below floor level: 1,129
Nonresidential building: 120
Debris flow: 34
Landslide: 2
Slope failure: 177
Cabinet Office 2016/06/23
Killed: 6
Seriously injured: 2
Slightly injured: 3
Destroyed houses: 4
Partially damaged houses: 17
Inundation above floor level: 225
Inundation below floor level: 812
Nonresidential building: 6
Debris flow: 11
Landslide: 1
Slope failure: 85
Cabinet Office 2016/06/22
Killed: 6
Seriously injured: 1
Destroyed houses: 2
Partially damaged houses: 9
Inundation above floor level: 133
Inundation below floor level: 468
Nonresidential building: 1
Debris flow: 5
Slope failure: 45
Cabinet Office 2016/06/20
Killed: 3
Missing: 3
Seriously injured: 1
Destroyed houses: 1
Partially damaged houses: 7
Inundation above floor level: 16
Inundation below floor level: 46
Nonresidential building: 1
Debris flow: 8

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Cabinet Office 2016/06/27
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 07:30, 23 June 2016
  • Cabinet Office 2016/06/23
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 07:30, 23 June 2016
  • Cabinet Office 2016/06/22
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 11:00, 22 June 2016
  • Cabinet Office 2016/06/20
    Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:15, 21 June 2016
  • Japantimes 2016/06/21
    The town of Kosa in Kumamoto Prefecture recorded rainfall of 150 mm per hour late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, while the city of Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture, recorded 124.5 mm per hour and the city of Uto, Kumamoto, 122 mm. The Kumamoto Prefectural Government has issued mudslide warnings to 30 municipalities noting that the the series of quakes that began in April have made ground loose in many areas.