In Japan for 1.3 million people, announced and recommended the evacuation

Evacuation is recommended for 1.28 million people in four prefectures in southwest Japan due to bad weather, reported the TV channel NHK, based on assembled data from the field.

Evacuation is declared in the prefectures of Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Oita.

Heavy rains that hit southwest Japan on Saturday, caused by floods, floods, landslides has claimed the lives of 52 people, two people are in critical condition, 12 were reported missing. Kyushu still without electricity are about 7 thousand people.

In place rescuers work and 10 thousand sent to the disaster area and the military. Showers from the South-West are moving North, now they affect not only Kyushu but also the island of Shikoku and part of the main Japanese island of Honshu. In some places, was destroyed roads and bridges making it difficult to assess the scale of the disaster. In the South-Western districts suspend automakers, banks and other companies.