Published: Jul 08, 2021
ATAMI, Shizuoka -- About 1,700 search and rescue personnel were deployed in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Wednesday, five days after dozens of people went missing when a major mudslide hit their neighborhood.
Published: Jul 06, 2021
Heavy rains that hit the southern parts of the country overnight flooded houses and farmlands, and disrupted the power supply and train services, leaving one dead and forcing 47 people to evacuate, authorities said Tuesday.
Published: Jul 05, 2021
TOKYO - Rescuers used heavy machinery, shovels and dogs on Monday as they searched desperately for survivors from a landslide in the seaside city of Atami that has left at least four people dead and 80 missing.
Published: Aug 19, 2020
Eight provinces have been hit by flash floods, while two have been battered by storms and landslides have been reported in Nan province, director general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, Chayapol Thitisak, announced on Wednesday (August 19).
Published: Sep 03, 2019
The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) called on its provincial offices in 18 provinces on Tuesday to prepare manpower and equipment to tackle possible flash floods, forest runoffs and landslides due to heavy rainfall from the influence of tropical storm Kajiki, which was as of this morning centered in Hue, Vietnam, and moving slowly south-southwest.