Saga prefecture - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Saga prefecture


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

2 dead as Japan orders 870,000 to flee heavy rains

Aug 28, 2019 - 10:43 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Nearly a million more people are advised to leave their homes after the country's weather agency raised the alert to its highest level for parts of northern Kyushu

HEAVY RAINS. Pedestrians walk in floodwaters after heavy rains outside Saga station in the southwestern city of Saga on August 28, 2019. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP