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Japan : Flood : 2009/07/21-26

GLIDE:  MS-2009-000146-JPN

Duration 2009/07/21-26
Country or District Japan
Name Flood
Outline Floods, debris flow, and sediment disaters have triggered by torrential rain caused severe damages in Yamaguchi Prefecture on 19-21 July 21 2009, and in northern part of Kyushu region, Sanin region, and Hokuriku region on 24-26 July 2009.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.27 (as of 15 Sep.)
Dead: 31
Injured: 46
Totally collapsed houses: 47
Halfly collapsed houses: 99
Partially collapsed houses: 192
Houses inundated over floor: 2,155
Houses inundated under floor 9,549
Landslides: 1,757 areas
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.25 (as of 24 Aug.)
Dead: 30
Injured: 49
Totally collapsed houses: 51
Halfly collapsed houses: 92
Partially collapsed houses: 181
Houses inundated over floor: 2,0678
Houses inundated under floor 9,230
Landslides: 1,608 areas
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.23 (as of 10 Aug.)
Dead: 30
Injured: 43
Totally collapsed houses: 48
Halfly collapsed houses: 65
Partially collapsed houses: 180
Houses inundated over floor: 2,148
Houses inundated under floor 8,861
Landslides: 1,586 areas
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.18
Dead: 28
Missing: 2
Injured: 20
Totally collapsed houses: 33
Halfly collapsed houses: 46
Partially collapsed houses: 185
Houses inundated over floor: 1,878
Houses inundated under floor 7,407
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.16
Dead: 27
Missing: 3
Injured: 17
Totally collapsed houses: 33
Halfly collapsed houses: 45
Partially collapsed houses: 163
Houses inundated over floor: 1,780
Houses inundated under floor 7,022
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.14
Dead: 14
Missing: 3
Injured: 3
Totally collapsed houses: 24
Halfly collapsed houses: 27
Partially collapsed houses: 30
Houses inundated over floor: 606
Houses inundated under floor 2,585
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.10
Dead: 11
Missing: 6
Injured: 3
Totally collapsed houses: 5
Halfly collapsed houses: 1
Partially collapsed houses: 14
Houses inundated over floor: 235
Houses inundated under floor 1,292
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.7
Dead: 8
Missing: 9
Injured: 3
Totally collapsed houses: 1
Halfly collapsed houses: 1
Partially collapsed houses: 14
Houses inundated over floor: 94
Houses inundated under floor 581

Related Links

Report/Articles

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
(pdf file, Japanese) Report of disaster by torrential rain in July No.27 as of 18:00, 15 September

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
(pdf file, Japanese) Report of disaster by torrential rain in July No.25 as of 67:00, 24 August

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
(pdf file, Japanese) Report of disaster by torrential rain in July No.23 as of 17:00, 10 August

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.18
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.18 as of 18:30, 30 July

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.16
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.16 as of 19:00, 28 July 2009 (incl. damages in Yamaguchi prefecture from 21 July and those in Chugoku and Kyushu regions from 24 July)

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.14
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.14 as of 19:00, 26 July 2009

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.10
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.10 as of 20:00, 23 July 2009

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.7
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.7 as of 21:30, 22 July 2009

NIKKEI NET 2009/07/22(Japanese)
On July 21, 2009, floods by heavy rain killed 5 people and 11 missing in western Japan, Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Pictures

JAXA 2009/07/27
Observation Results of the Advanced Land Observing Satellite Daichi (ALOS) relating to heavy rain in Chugoku and Kyushu regions

JAXA 2009/07/23
Observation Results of the Advanced Land Observing Satellite Daichi (ALOS) relating to landslides in Yamaguchi prefecture