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Japan : Heavy Rain : 2008/07/28

GLIDE:  FL-2008-000120-JPN

Duration 2008/07/28
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy Rain
Outline Heavy rain and flooding hit central and western Japan on 28 July 2008, killing at least three and leading authorities to issue temporary evacuation orders to thousands in the area.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.5
Death 7
Injured 13
Totally collapsed houses 1
Half collapsed houses 2
Partially collapsed houses 4
Houses inundated over floor 648
Houses inundated under floor 2,686

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Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.5
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.5 as of 17:30 30 July 2008

Reuters Foundation
Heavy rain, floods kill at least 3 in western Japan