On Monday, June 15, authorities issued red weather warnings for rain, flooding, and landslides, for large areas of southern Japan, including Kagoshima, Kyushu, and Amami regions. The rain is expected to continue until Tuesday, June 16, with the Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) warning that, should cumulonimbus clouds develop, individuals should remain indoors to ensure their safety. Further rainfall is to be expected in the near-term.
Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid areas directly affected by flooding, confirm road conditions before setting out, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities. Avoid walking or driving through floodwaters.
Copyright and Disclaimer