Japan Landslide kills tens of people

As of this morning, Wednesday 20th August, 32 people have been confirmed dead after heavy rainfall last night resulted in multiple landslides in the Japanese city Hiroshima.

The unexpected large low pressure over the region last night resulted in 10 inches of rainfall falling in just a few hours. The rain initiated a series of landslides that swept down the mountain towards Hiroshima.

 

More information:
[1] BBC news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28862949

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