600,000 people have evacuated from an entire Japanese city due to heavy rainfalls.
Due to heavy rainfalls as 35 inches of rain sparks landslide fears in Kagoshima, in the south of Japan. Yesterday(3.7.2019), the residents of the city have been told to take shelter to stay safe while the situation.
Over 900mm of rain has fallen on the main island of Kyushu Since late June. Heavy rain will continue into Thursday(4.7.2019) amid fears of landslides
According to the information,600,000 people have been evacuated from the city due to a freak rainstorm. These people are currently staying at evacuation centres and other safe areas.
The area around the city has experienced unusual levels of rainfall in days.
Heavy rain will continue into Thursday(today).
More than 200 people were killed in western Japan last July when prolonged heavy rain triggered landslides and floods.
Kagoshima has 594,943 residents in 275,287 households. However, the Japanese government took quick action to avoid deaths and injuries by evacuating the city before the disaster.