Heavy rain has killed 179 people in western Japan, and communication has been seriously hampered.


Heavy rain has killed 179 people in western Japan, and communication has been seriously hampered.

Original title: the western Japan rainstorm has killed 179 people, and more than 250 thousand households in the worst hit area have been cut off.

Overseas network on July 11, according to Agence France-Presse, the Japanese government said that the western Japan rainstorm disaster has caused 179 deaths. According to the news of the Japanese common network, more than 250 thousand households in the 3 counties of Hiroshima, Yai and Okayama, which have been severely affected by the heavy rain in the West Japan, continue to break water, most of which have not been restored.

As of 8 p. m. local time, 211310 households have broken water in Hiroshima county and 22757 and 20017 in Hiroshima and Okayama counties. 3 counties are receiving support from all Water Service Company and self-defense forces.

"The water facilities commonly used can not be operated by rivers and landslides. As a natural disaster, the scale is large. "

Meanwhile, according to NHK, there are 19 thousand and 500 network routes in West Japan affected by this disaster, and communication has been seriously hampered. (overseas network / Wang Mengtang)

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Hundreds of deaths have been caused by heavy rain in the western region of Japan

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