Death toll due to extreme weather in Japan runs on

TOKYO – The death toll as a result of the extreme weather in Japan has risen to fifteen. About fifty people are still missing. At least 1.6 million people had to be evacuated. That report Japanese media.

The meteorological service of Japan spoke of ,,historical’ rainfall. Also warned the service four prefectures on Honshu, the main island of Japan, for the dangerous weather, and urged to be vigilant for landslides, rising river and strong wind. The service expected on Sunday-more rain.

Train derails by landslides as a result of the heavy rainfall in Japan.

Around 48.000 workers have been deployed to help search for missing persons. Certainly five hundred houses have been damaged by the heavy rains, and about forty people are injured.

In Motoyama, a city on the island of Shikoku, was 583 millimeters of rain in 24 hours.

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