In July 2018, more than 200 people died there due to prolonged rains.
The authorities of the Japanese city of Kagoshima gave instructions on the emergency evacuation of 600 thousand people due to the continuing heavy rains. This was reported by Reuters.
The amount of precipitation during two days in some areas of the city is twice the monthly norm of July. A spokesman for the Main Meteorological Office said that the danger level was raised to the fourth of five possible.
In the next day until July 4, the rain will increase by an order of magnitude, which increases the risk of a natural disaster. The request to the population to consciously treat the protection of their own lives, to follow the information of local authorities and meteorologists and not waiting for the announcement of an alarm because of an emergency, independently and quickly evacuate.representative of the main meteorological department of Japan,
quoted by RIA “News”
Reuters recalled that in July 2018, more than 200 people were killed due to prolonged rainfall in western Japan.