Japan rains - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Japan rains


3 dead in Japan rains, some evacuation orders lifted

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:54 PM

The third victim in the rains is discovered in a flooded home in southwestern Saga prefecture, officials say

JAPAN'S RAIN. A flood-affected resident receives help following heavy rains in Omachi, Saga prefecture on August 29, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Japan on landslide alert as heavy rains lash south

Jul 04, 2019 - 11:55 AM

The Japan Meteorological Agency warns that life-threatening landslides are possible

RAINS. A train stops at a station during a heavy rain in Kagoshima on July 3, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Why have record Japan rains been so deadly?

Jul 09, 2018 - 7:06 PM

Here are some of the factors that have contributed to the worst rain-related disaster in Japan in over two decades

HEAVY RAIN. This picture shows the Togetsu bridge on the Katsura river in Kyoto during heavy rains in western Japan on July 6, 2018. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP