Japan flood caused death toll of 179

11 July, 2018, 14:01 305
Japan flood caused death toll of 179

Besides, 50 people are unaccounted for.

A number of causalities of the Japanese flood reached 179 people. At least 50 people are unaccounted for, 7.2 thousand people were evacuated, BNews.kz correspondent has learned from Gordonua.com

As of July 11, 179 people in Japan died due to floods and landslides caused by downpours in the west of the country. In many regions of Japan due to heavy rain - interruptions with mobile communications, the NHK television channel notes.

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe canceled a four-day trip abroad and visited the injured Okayama prefecture.

It should be noted rescue operation is continued.

As reported earlier more than 60 died, 40 people were reported missing. Most of the victims are registered in the Hiroshima prefecture, where torrential rains do not stop on Thursday.