Heavy rains. More than 700 thousand people are evacuated
Japanese authorities have decided to evacuate several hundred thousand people.
Residents of the Saga, Nagasaki, and Fukuoka Prefectures received recommendations to leave their homes. They are advised to move to evacuation centers. Similar recommendations were received by at least 710 thousand people.
The reason for the evacuation was the weather. Heavy rainfall hit the Japanese regions. Only a day in the south-west of the country of the rising sun, about 500 mm of rain falls.
The worst situation is now in the Saga, where rain has already flooded the streets of cities. There are also dead. For example, one man was washed away with a car into the river when he was driving.
Weather conditions were previously reported on August 28 in Belarus.
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