2018 Japan floods facts for kids
The 2018 Japan floods were a major natural disaster in southern Japan. Heavy rain began on 28 June 2018 when a Meiyu front became stationary over Japan. The front extended west from a non-tropical low near Hokkaidō.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) issued heavy rain warnings for areas of southern Japan. Hiroshima, Okayama, Ehime, Fukuoka, Nagasaki and Kyoto were among the areas included in the heavy rain warnings.
Over 200 people were killed due to the flooding. Rescuers raced to look for survivors of the floods.
- 2020 Kyushu floods
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