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Japan : Heavy rain, Flood : 2021/08

GLIDE:  LS-2021-000114-JPN

Duration 2021/08
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy rain, Flood
Outline Torrential rain continued in wide areas of Japan on Saturday 14 August 2021, with the Meteorological Agency issuing emergency warnings in parts of Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures, all of which have registered record downpours. Local authorities issued the highest level of alert to about 1.42 million people, or around 650,000 households, in the four prefectures.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office 2021/10/01
Dead: 13
Missing: 0
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 14
Totally damaged houses: 31
Halfly damaged houses: 133
Partially damaged houses: 250
Houses inundated above floor level: 2,431
Houses inundated below floor level: 5,652
Cabinet Office 2021/09/14
Dead: 13
Missing: 0
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 14
Totally damaged houses: 27
Halfly damaged houses: 80
Partially damaged houses: 205
Houses inundated above floor level: 2,421
Houses inundated below floor level: 5,666
Cabinet Office 2021/09/07
Dead: 12
Missing: 0
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 14
Totally damaged houses: 20
Halfly damaged houses: 64
Partially damaged houses: 178
Houses inundated above floor level: 2,407
Houses inundated below floor level: 5,415
Cabinet Office 2021/09/02
Dead: 12
Missing: 0
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 14
Totally damaged houses: 18
Halfly damaged houses: 32
Partially damaged houses: 158
Houses inundated above floor level: 2,409
Houses inundated below floor level: 5,243
Cabinet Office 2021/08/27
Dead: 12
Missing: 0
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 14
Totally damaged houses: 19
Halfly damaged houses: 30
Partially damaged houses: 154
Houses inundated above floor level: 2,412
Houses inundated below floor level: 5,237
Cabinet Office 2021/08/24
Dead: 10
Missing: 1
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 13
Totally damaged houses: 16
Halfly damaged houses: 20
Partially damaged houses: 141
Houses inundated above floor level: 1,099
Houses inundated below floor level: 4,319
Cabinet Office 2021/08/23
Dead: 9
Missing: 2
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 13
Totally damaged houses: 15
Halfly damaged houses: 15
Partially damaged houses: 135
Houses inundated above floor level: 954
Houses inundated below floor level: 4,299
Cabinet Office 2021/08/20
Dead: 8
Missing: 3
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 13
Totally damaged houses: 13
Halfly damaged houses: 13
Partially damaged houses: 102
Houses inundated above floor level: 924
Houses inundated below floor level: 4,071
Cabinet Office 2021/08/19
Dead: 8
Missing: 3
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 13
Totally damaged houses: 12
Halfly damaged houses: 10
Partially damaged houses: 94
Houses inundated above floor level: 879
Houses inundated below floor level: 3,760
Cabinet Office 2021/08/18
Dead: 6
Missing: 4
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 11
Totally damaged houses: 11
Halfly damaged houses: 11
Partially damaged houses: 73
Houses inundated above floor level: 794
Houses inundated below floor level: 3,437
Cabinet Office 2021/08/17
Dead: 4
Missing: 4
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 10
Totally damaged houses: 3
Halfly damaged houses: 9
Partially damaged houses: 64
Houses inundated above floor level: 915
Houses inundated below floor level: 3,463
Cabinet Office 2021/08/16
Dead: 4
Missing: 4
Seriously injured:1
Slightly injured: 8
Unknown: 1
Totally damaged houses: 3
Halfly damaged houses: 6
Partially damaged houses: 52
Houses inundated above floor level: 828
Houses inundated below floor level: 3,230
Cabinet Office 2021/08/15
Dead: 1
Missing: 3
Seriously injured:1
Slightly injured: 2
Totally damaged houses: 5
Halfly damaged houses: 5
Partially damaged houses: 35
Houses inundated above floor level: 124
Houses inundated below floor level: 370
Cabinet Office 2021/08/14
Dead: 1
Missing: 2
Seriously injured:2
Slightly injured: 1
Totally damaged houses: 2
Halfly damaged houses: 1
Partially damaged houses: 7
Houses inundated above floor level: 8
Houses inundated below floor level: 31

Related Links

Report/Articles

Cabinet Office 2021/10/01
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:30, 1 October 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/09/14
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:30, 14 September 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/09/07
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:30, 7 September 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/09/02
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:30, 2 September 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/27
Report of Cabinet Office as at 10:30, 27 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/24
Report of Cabinet Office as at 16:30, 24 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/23
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:30, 23 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/20
Report of Cabinet Office as at 13:30, 20 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/19
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:00, 19 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/18
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:00, 18 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/17
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:00, 17 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/16
Report of Cabinet Office as at 08:30, 16 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/15
Report of Cabinet Office as at 11:00, 15 August 2021

Cabinet Office 2021/08/14
Report of Cabinet Office as at 12:30, 14 August 2021

The Japan Times 2021/08/14
Japan officials urge people to secure safety as heavy rain warning issued in Kyushu and Hiroshima

Pictures

Sentinel Asia 2021/08/14
Flood and Landslide in Japan on 14 August, 2021