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Japan : Heavy rain : 2008/08/29

Duration 2008/08/29
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy rain
Outline Fierce rains lashed central Japan early Friday, killing one woman, inundating vast stretches of rural and residential areas, and prompting authorities to order tens of thousands from their homes. One man was seriously injured.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Death: 2 people
Injulying: 3 people
Missing: 0 people
Fully damaged: 1house
Halfly damaged:1 house
Partly damaged: 12 houses
Above the floor level flood: 1510houses
Below the floor level flood: 5654 houses
Mud and rock slide: 143 places
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Death: 1 people
Injulying: 2 people
Missing: 1 people
Fully damaged: 1house
Halfly damaged:1 house
Partly damaged: 11 houses
Above the floor level flood: 880 houses
Below the floor level flood: 2746 houses
Mud and rock slide: 93 places


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Report/Articles

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Disaster report of the heavy rains on August 28, 2008 NO.8 (PDF file, Japanese only)

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Disaster report of the heavy rains on August 28, 2008 NO.5 (PDF file, Japanese only)

CNN.com 2008/08/29
Deadly flooding forces evacuation in Japan