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Japan : Torrential rains and Flood : 2006/07/19
GLIDE: MS-2006-000102-JPN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/07/19
Country
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District
Japan
Name Torrential rains and Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall from the active seasonal rain front brought serious damage through Japan. As of 1:00pm on July 20th, 12 dead and 8 missing are reported.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
FDMA Disaster Information (July 20, 2006)
Dead 24
Missing 4
Injured 52
Houses totally distroyed 35
Houses partially destroyed 273
Houses flooded above floor level 1,857
Houses flooded under floor level 5,363

FDMA Disaster Information (July 20, 2006)
Dead 14
Missing 9
Injured 38
Houses totally distroyed 32
Houses partially destroyed 186
Houses flooded above floor level 1,314
Houses flooded under floor level 3,230


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • BBC News 2006/07/23
    Mudslides have hit many parts of Japan in recent days
    At least three people have died in Japan in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain on the southern island of Kyushu.
  • Asahi.com 2006/07/23
    70% of the dead were sacrificed for mud-slides. Difficulty in forecast of the loose-ground area:
    Japanese Fire and Disaster Management Agency reported 28 are dead or missing, 20 out of those are victims of landslides or debris-avalanches.
  • FDMA Disaster Information (July 20, 2006)
    Situation Report No.23 (2006 Heavy Rain)(PDF format, Japanese Information)
  • Asahi.com 2006/07/20
    The number of the victims by the localized heavy rainfall is still increasing: 15 dead and 6 missing reported.
  • FDMA Disaster Information (July 20, 2006)
    Situation Report No.17 (2006 Heavy Rain) (pdf format, Japanese Information)
  • Asahi.com 2006/07/20
    Heavy rainfall from the active seasonal rain front brought serious damage through Japan. As of 1:00pm on July 20th, 12 dead and 8 missing are reported.