16 people died in the torrential rain in Kumamoto, Japan, 20 with lung arrest and 12 missing

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 16 people died in the torrential rain in Kumamoto, Japan, 20 with lung arrest and 12 missing


A rare rainstorm has killed 16 people in Kumamoto Prefecture, 20 peoples lungs have stopped and 12 people are missing, the Japan Broadcasting Association (NKH) reported on the 5th. In addition, 11 places of the two rivers, including ball milled River, were inundated by floods. Among them, the dike burst in Renji City, and many places were flooded.

The thousand life garden, a special nursing home facility located in the village crossing area of ball mill, was surrounded by floods. 50 elderly people and staff, including the residents, were isolated, of whom 14 had cardiac arrest. Kumamoto county government said that some of the trapped elderly people were in poor health. Japans self defense forces carried out rescue activities throughout the night, sending these people to hospitals for treatment.

Japans Kyushu Prefecture was hit by heavy rainfall on May 4, local time, and landslides occurred in Kumamoto and Kagoshima counties. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a government meeting on the morning of the same day, saying that he would send 10000 self-defense forces to the local area for emergency rescue.

At present, Japans Meteorological Agency has issued a special warning for heavy rain in some areas of Kumamoto and Kagoshima, and asked about 77000 people from 10 towns and villages in the two counties to leave home for refuge. A special warning for heavy rain means that the alert level is at the highest danger level.

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