TOKYO: The Japan Meteorological Agency warned on Thursday of the risk of further floods and landslides as heavy rains unprecedented since last weekend in southwestern and central Japan will continue to be unstable after The disaster killed at least 60 people in Kyushu.
According to the agency, Kyodo News reported on July 9, 2020, according to the agency, the monsoon rains that extend from Kyushu to Kanto are expected to remain rainy. Strong in western and eastern Japan until at least Sunday.
Up to 250 mm of rain is expected in Kyushu and Shikoku from 24 to 6 a.m. Friday, 180 mm in Kinki and 150 mm in Kanto-Koshin and Tokai. .
Floods have killed at least 60 people in Kyushu, with one person feared dead and at least 13 missing.
The Japan Meteorological Agency also urged the public to be extra vigilant as rain caused landslides and caused 59 rivers, including Kuma village in Kumamoto prefecture, to overflow, while at least 123 landslides occurred in some prefectures. 18 as of Wednesday.