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07 July 2018

Flood in Japan

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Type of Event:Flood
Location of Event:Japan
Date of Charter Activation:2018-07-07
Time of Charter Activation:07:06
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+03:00
Charter Requestor:Cabinet office Goverment of Japan on behalf of Cabinet office Goverment of Japan
Activation ID:577
Project Management:JAXA

Record-breaking torrential rainfall struck the western and central parts on Japan on Thursday, 05 July 2018. The rainfall continued for several days and caused floods and landslides.

More than 100 people have died and 50 remain missing. Two million people were ordered to evacuate the area, across 23 prefectures. Thousands of houses have been damaged and the floods and landslides have left many roads flooded, restricting access to some affected areas. Due to the swiftly rising flood waters, some residents were left stranded in their homes and awaiting rescue.

Search and rescue operations began on 09 July.

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This video shows the weather which brought torrential rainfall to western parts of Japan on 05 July 2018. The animation is created with images taken every 10 minutes from 01 to 08 of July by Himawari-8.

 

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Flood and landslide in Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 10/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by CNES

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Hiroshima Institute of Technology

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Hiroshima Institute of Technology

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Hiroshima Institute of Technology

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Hiroshima Institute of Technology

Landslide in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

Source: TanDEM-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/07/2018
Post-disaster: 12/07/2018

Copyright: TanDEM-X © DLR e. V. 2017, Distribution: Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by GIC-AIT

Landslide in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

Source: TanDEM-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/07/2018
Post-disaster: 12/07/2018

Copyright: TanDEM-X © DLR e. V. 2017, Distribution: Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by GIC-AIT

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood and landslide affected areas in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Landslide in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

Source: TanDEM-X
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 10/07/2018
Post-disaster: 12/07/2018

Copyright: TanDEM-X © DLR e. V. 2017, Distribution: Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by GIC-AIT

Flood affected areas in Takahashi, Okayama, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flood detection in Mabi, Kurashiki, Japan

Source: ALOS-2 / Pleiades
Acquired: ALOS-2: 14/04/2018 & 07/07/2018
Pleiades: 09/07/2018

Copyright: ALOS-2: © JAXA (2018)
Pleiades: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Yamaguchi University

Flooding impact map of the Kure area, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 12/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by SERTIT

Flooding impact map of the Kure area, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by SERTIT

Flooding impact map of the Kure area, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by SERTIT

Flooding impact map of the Kure area, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 10/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by SERTIT

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Yuzo Suga Lab.

Flood extent in Kurashiki city, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 09/07/2018

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2018) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by GIC-AIT

Flood extent in Okayama prefecture, Japan

Source: ALOS-2
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 14/04/2018
Post-disaster: 07/07/2018

Copyright: © JAXA (2018)
Map produced by GIC-AIT

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