Warnings Continue In Western Japan For Floods

Warnings continue in western Japan for floods

Weather officials in Japan are warning of floods and landslides, one day after deadly rains slammed parts of the country prompting emergency warnings -- and the rain is still falling.

Another person was found dead -- bringing the total to three.

Floods, Landslides In Western Japan

Floods, landslides in western Japan

Torrential rain has been pounding much of western Japan, triggering floods and landslides. The extreme weather has left two people dead and another unconscious. One person has been reported missing.

The severe storm was caused by an active front system.

Analysis On Downpours In Western Japan

Analysis on downpours in western Japan

NHK World's meteorologist Tsietsi Monare gives his analysis on the heavy rains in northern Kyushu and elsewhere.

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Heavy Rains Pound Western Japan

Heavy rains pound western Japan

One man is dead and two others are without vital signs as weather officials warn residents to evacuate immediately. They've issued their highest emergency warning for three prefectures in Kyushu. Saga, Fukuoka and Nagasaki are being drenched with heavy rain.

Evacuation orders and advisories have been issued to about 1.6 million people across the country.

Storm Krosa Barrels Through Western Japan

Storm Krosa barrels through western Japan

Tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead, 49 injured and one other missing . Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

The Meteorological Agency says the storm is moving north after bringing torrential rain to Hiroshima and Shimane prefectures.

Storm Krosa Batters Western Japan

Storm Krosa batters western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

Krosa Leaves 1 Dead In Western Japan

KROSA LEAVES 1 DEAD IN WESTERN JAPAN

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Krosa Batters Western Japan

Krosa batters western Japan

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hits Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hits western Japan

A severe tropical storm battering western Japan has left one person dead and at least 23 others injured. Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa made landfall near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m. local time.The storm is moving north -- bringing violent winds and torrential rain.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hitting Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hitting western Japan

A severe tropical storm has made landfall in western Japan. Officials urge people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides. One person has been killed. At least 21 others have been injured.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa landed near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m.. The storm is moving north, bringing violent winds.

Krosa Very Close To Landfall In Western Japan

Krosa very close to landfall in western Japan

A severe tropical storm is expected to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

Meteorological Agency officials estimate that Krosa was situated 40 kilometers west-southwest of Cape Ashizuri in Kochi Prefecture at 8 a.m. on Thursday.

Krosa Nearing Western Japan

Krosa nearing western Japan

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

Meteorological Agency officials estimate that Krosa was situated 110 kilometers south-southwest of Cape Ashizuri in Kochi Prefecture at 4 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Nearing Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa nearing western Japan

A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

Meteorological Agency officials estimate that Krosa was situated 160 kilometers east of Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture at 11 p.m. on Wednesday.