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Japan : Heavy Rain : 2012/08/14

GLIDE:  FL-2012-000139-JPN

Duration 2012/08/14
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy Rain
Outline Torrential rain struck a wide area on 14 August 2012 from western to eastern Japan, leaving a woman dead in Osaka Prefecture, two people missing in Kyoto and disrupting transportation services.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office 2012/08/17
Killed: 2
Missing: 1
Injured: 4
Totally collapsed houses: 14
Halfly collapsed houses: 12
Partially collapsed houses: 30
Inundation above floor level: 1,663
Inundation below floor level: 7,220
Cabinet Office 2012/08/16
Killed: 1
Missing: 2
Injured: 4
Totally collapsed houses: 1
Partially collapsed houses: 30
Inundation above floor level: 1,497
Inundation below floor level: 6,618
Cabinet Office 2012/08/15
Killed: 1
Missing: 2
Injured: 4
Totally collapsed houses: 1
Inundation above floor level: 1,497
Inundation below floor level: 6,618
Cabinet Office 2012/08/14
Killed: 1
Missing: 2
Injured: 4
Totally collapsed houses: 1
Inundation above floor level: 511
Inundation below floor level: 2,681

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office 2012/08/17
Report of Cabinet Office No.4 as of 19:30, 17 August 2012

Cabinet Office 2012/08/16
Report of Cabinet Office No.3 as of 21:00, 16 August 2012

Cabinet Office 2012/08/15
Report of Cabinet Office No.2 as of 19:30, 15 August 2012

Cabinet Office 2012/08/14
Report of Cabinet Office No.1 as of 21:30, 14 August 2012

Japan Times 2012/08/15
More than 1,000 households in Uji were flooded above or just below floor level, according to a local disaster countermeasure headquarters.