Fifty-seven people died in floods and landslides caused by struck South-West Japan prolonged heavy rains, reported the TV channel NHK on the basis of data from the field.
Most of the victims - 54 in Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu. Two detected in heart and lung, 10 people unaccounted for.
The Ministry of defense of Japan will receive up to 20 thousand troops in the disaster area caused by heavy rains on the island of Kyushu, said Tuesday the Agency Kyodo.
According to him, currently, the floods and landslides busy 10 thousand military, but now decided to double their strength given the scale of the damage.
The Japanese authorities evacuated the population of the flood-affected areas and conduct rescue operations in the East in connection with the ongoing rains.
According to various reports the Japanese media, in the city of Kumamoto and the number of settlements in the prefectures of Fukuoka and Kagoshima evacuated a total of 47.5 thousand people, and about 290 thousand people in the prefectures of Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Aichi was advised to temporarily leave their homes because of the threat of flooding and landslides.
The death toll in southwest Japan due to heavy rains caused floods and landslides rose to 24, TV channel NHK.
According to 23.00 Sunday (17.00 MSK), doctors have confirmed the death of 24 people, 16 people no signs of life, but their death is not yet officially confirmed. Another 12 people unaccounted for.
The death toll in southwest Japan due to heavy rains caused floods and landslides rose to 16 persons, transfers TV channel NHK.
According to 13.00 Sundays (07.00 GMT), doctors have confirmed the death of 16 people, 17 people no signs of life, but their death is not yet officially confirmed. Another 13 people remain missing.
The death toll in southwest Japan due to heavy rains caused floods and landslides has risen to seven people, transmits television channel NHK.
According to 10 Sunday morning (04.00 GMT), doctors have confirmed the death of seven people, and another 14 people no signs of life, but their death is not yet officially confirmed. Four people are reported missing.
One person was killed, 15 are in critical condition, nine are reported missing after heavy rains caused floods and landslides in southwest Japan, told NHK television station on the basis of aggregated data from the field.
In a nursing home in Kumamoto Prefecture in the South-West of the country was discovered 14 people unconscious in critical condition. At least in 11 places there were landslides.
Eight people were missing in floods and landslides due to heavy rains in the South-West of Japan, reported the TV channel NHK with reference to the data of fire protection.
It is reported that two people stop the heart and lungs, one in serious condition.
Two people extracted by rescuers at the site of the landslide in the village Tsunagi in Kumamoto Prefecture, in a state of heart and lungs, reported the TV channel NHK with reference to the fire Department.
At least 13 people in Kumamoto Prefecture does not contact.
Evacuation declared for 203 thousand people due to heavy rains in southwest Japan, Kyodo news Agency reported.
In the prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima instructed to evacuate received more than 203 million residents or 90 thousand families.
The city Hitoshi and the village Ashikita in the southwestern Japanese Prefecture of Kumamoto Prefecture were cut off from telephone and Internet in connection with heavy rains and floods, reported the TV channel NHK with reference to the mobile operator company NTT West.
On the vast territory in the two villages do not work the phones and the Internet.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe early on Saturday morning in connection with the announcement in the South-West of the country particularly at risk because of Livni instructed the relevant ministries to provide the maximum assistance during the evacuation of people, said the Agency Kyodo.
In particular, he ordered to keep in close touch with the administration to provide timely information about rainfall, floods and evacuation, as well as to take measures for timely evacuation of people from areas where there is a risk of flooding, to do everything possible to save lives.
About 15 thousand people in Kagoshima Prefecture on the Japanese island of Kyushu received the recommendation to evacuate or prepare to evacuate due to heavy rains, transfers TV channel NHK.
So, in the South of the island in 24 hours is expected loss of up to 200 millimeters of rain, and on the North to 180 mm. In some areas by Saturday evening dropped to 90 millimeters, which led to a partial flooding of streets and houses.