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Japan : Heavy rain : 2004/07/13

GLIDE:  FL-2004-000052-JPN

Duration 2004/07/13
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy rain
Outline Heavy rain pounded Niigata and Fukushima prefectures Tuesday, leaving 11 people dead, two injured and three others missing, according to local officials.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 29 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July , 2004.
Dead 15, Missing 1, Injured 3 Destroyed houses 22, Half destroyed houses 144, Damaged houses 95, Inundated houses upper floor 3,707, Inundated houses below floor 22,160
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 26 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July , 2004.
Dead 15, Missing 1, Injured 3 Destroyed houses 22, Half destroyed houses 144, Damaged houses 94, Inundated houses upper floor 3,647, Inundated houses below floor 21,574
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 18 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July , 2004.
Dead 11, Missing 3, Injured 2 Destroyed houses 22, Half destroyed houses 144, Damaged houses 37, Inundated houses 23,968
Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of July 14, 2004)
Dead 3, Missing 2, Injured 2, Evacuee 8,523 households Destroyed houses 19, Inundated houses 22,368

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Report/Articles

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 20 July 2004
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 29 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July, 2004.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 15 July 2004
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 26 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July, 2004.

Channel News Asia 2004/07/16
The death toll from flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain in northern Japan reached 12, with three people missing.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 2004/07/15
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 18 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July, 2004.

OCHA Relief Web 2004/07/15
The death toll from flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain in northern Japan reached 10 on Thursday, with two people missing.

Reuters AlertNet 2004/07/15
The death toll from torrential rains that have deluged towns in northern Japan rose to eight on Thursday.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 8 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain front on July 13-14, 2004. (as of July 14, 2004)

The Japan Times 2004/07/14
About 18,000 households in the two prefectures were ordered or advised to evacuate, while Ground Self-Defense Force troops were sent in to assist with disaster management.