Kyushu remains on high alert as record downpour continues

Jul 7, 2017

Kyushu remains on high alert as record downpour continues

The death toll in Kyushu rose to 11 on Friday as flooding and mudslides caused by the torrential rain over the past couple of days continued. While a flood warning was issued in Kitakyushu, evacuation orders remained in effect for about 191,000 people in nearby ...

Six confirmed dead in Kyushu deluge as search for missing continues

Jul 7, 2017

Six confirmed dead in Kyushu deluge as search for missing continues

Search and rescue efforts continued Thursday as torrential rain devastated parts of Kyushu. Six people were confirmed dead and at least four were missing in Fukuoka Prefecture following massive flooding and mudslides. In Oita Prefecture, 15 people can't be contacted and are feared missing as ...