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Japan : Heavy rain : 2003/07/20

GLIDE:  SL-2003-000343-JPN

Duration 2003/07/20
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy rain
Outline Strong rain and lashed parts of Kyusyu in Japan, killed 17 people, 5 people missing.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of July 30)
(Total Numbers in Kyushu area)
Death 23 people
Injured 21 people
Totaly Destroyed 49 houses
Half Destroyed 43 houses
Partialy Destroyed 109 houses
Inundated 3,552 houses
asahi.com (Japanese) 2003/07/26
Dead: 22 people

Related Links

Report/Articles

Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of July 30)
Situation report on the damage caused by heavy rain from July 18 to July 21, 2003

asahi.com (Japanese) 2003/07/26
22 people dead

MSN news (Japanese) 2003/07/24
Dead 20 people, missing 2 people

asahi.com (Japanese) 2003/07/21
14 people killed, 8 people missing.

CNN news 2003/07/21
Landslides kill 13 in Japan

NIKKEI NET (Japanese) 2003/07/21
Dead 13 people, 9 people missing

asahi.com (Japanese) 2003/07/20
Heavy rain in Kyusyu, 2 people dead and 20 people missing

MSN news (Japanese) 2003/07/20
Heavy rain in Japan, 1 person killed and 4 people buried

Pictures

asahi.com
Flood photo in Kyusyu