15 feared dead in Kyushu flooding

Sunday, 05 July 2020 - 11:04

At least 15 people in Kyushu, Japan were feared dead, nine were missing and one was seriously injured as unprecedented rain overnight triggered floods and landslides.

The Self-Defense Forces were called in to help.

The rain was so fierce that some 203,200 residents in 92,200 households in Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures were ordered to evacuate.