The Japan Meteorological Agency has warned of heavy rain and possible landslides, swollen rivers, and flooding across the country on Friday, June 19. Reportedly, heavy rain is expected through to the early hours (local time) of Saturday, June 20. Areas likely to be affected include the Izu Islands, Tokai, Kinki, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Heavy rain should be anticipated across Japan over the coming hours and days.
Disruptions to travel and infrastructure are to be anticipated in the coming days as a result of the adverse weather.
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.
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