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In Japan save the population of the flood-affected areas

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.

As reported by TV channel NHK, in Kumamoto Prefecture confirmed the deaths of 26 people, 15 are in a state of cardiac arrest and breathing, but doctors have not yet confirmed their death, is searching for 11 missing.

Flooding knocked out power lines and water supply in the affected areas. According to the energy company Kyushu Electric Power, on Monday in Kumamoto Prefecture were left without electricity 4.6 thousand homes, and in Kagoshima Prefecture 4.9 de-energized thousands of homes.