Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
Recently singled out Ukraine for more than 4 million dollars to rebuild Eastern regions of Japan itself is now experiencing a powerful blow of elements: on the southwestern island of Kyushu heavy rainfall led to river flooding and frequent landslides which killed at least 40 people.
It is reported by UNN with reference to the channel NHK.
Officially, the death was confirmed in 24 people, 16 people are in the so-called condition of heart and lungs — so in Japan is called clinical death, diagnose which are entitled only to medical professionals but is not working at the scene rescuers.
14 victims lived in a nursing home in Kumamoto Prefecture, which was flooded. Also 12 people unaccounted for, their search continues.
Most from the consequences of the disaster affected Prefecture of Kumamoto. There is flooding recorded in the area about 1000 hectares. In evacuation centers are now about 1.5 thousand people. Flooding and landslides led to the cliff lines, which in Kumamoto without electricity are $ 4.7 million homes.
According to meteorological management of Japan, heavy rains will continue to go to Kyushu for Monday. Meanwhile, the main cyclone moved East to the island of Shikoku, where the day can drop to 300 mm of precipitation.
It is reported that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent to the disaster area about 10 thousand soldiers of the ground self-defense Forces ‘ support for local rescue services. The head of the Japanese government also stressed that all evacuation centers, where they will have to temporarily be local residents shall be organized in accordance with all necessary precautions in connection with the continuing threat of the spread of coronavirus.
Earlier, the “FACTS” he wrote that last month in Norway at Cape Cracknell a powerful mudslide swept into the sea a considerable part of the land — along with located in this area eight houses. The width of the landslide was more than 600 meters, length — about 800. Fortunately, nobody was hurt.