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Japan : Heavy rain : 2004/07/18

GLIDE:  FL-2004-000057-JPN

Duration 2004/07/18
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy rain
Outline Heavy rains hit Fukui Prefecture on Sunday, washing away a railway bridge, leaving three people dead, and four missing from mudslides and flood.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 20 July 2004
Dead 3, Missing 2 Destroyed houses 48, Half destroyed houses 130, Inundated houses upper floor 3,237, Inundated houses below floor 7,637
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 19 July 2004
Dead 3, Missing 4 Destroyed houses 1, Half destroyed houses 3, Inundated houses upper floor 2,657, Inundated houses below floor 6,751
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 18 July 2004
Dead 3, Missing 4 Destroyed houses 1, Half destroyed houses 1, Inundated houses upper floor 246, Inundated houses below floor 1,683

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Report/Articles

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 20 July 2004
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 9 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain in Fukui Prefecture, July 18, 2004.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 2004/07/19
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 5 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain in Fukui Prefecture, July 19, 2004.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency (Japanese) 18/July/2004
(Japanese Information) Situation Report No. 5 on the disaster caused by heavy rain at seasonal rain in Fukui Prefecture, July 18, 2004.

Mainichi Daily News 2004/07/18
The officials urged the evacuation of more than 26,000 households in Fukui, Sabae and Miyama because dikes on the local Asuwa River had collapsed.