Japan - Floods and landslides (JMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 October 2019)

  • Torrential rains have hit Japan on 25-26 October, causing floods and landslides. The most affected areas are Chiba and Fukushima.
  • According to media reports, 10 people have died, 3 buildings have been destroyed and 90 damaged, 4,700 houses remained without water and several train services were suspended or delayed.
  • Mid-October, Tropical Cyclone HAGIBIS hit the same area, leading to at least 80 fatalities. For the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain is forecast across eastern Honshu and Shikoku islands.