• Kyodo, JIJI

  • SHARE

Some of Japan’s eastern and northeastern regions were bracing for the chance of more floods and landslides, as heavy rain threatened to drench areas that are still reeling from the most powerful typhoon to hit the country in decades a week ago.

In Chiba Prefecture, 110 millimeters of rain per hour was recorded Saturday morning, while at least 28 homes and stores were confirmed inundated the same day in Mie Prefecture, with a river overflowing, according to local governments.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)