VIDEO: At least 20 people missing after massive mudslide in Japan

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Tokyo Japan was hit by massive mudslide on Saturday, leaving 10 homes destroyed and 20 people missing after torrential rain in southwest of Tokyo.

A search and rescue mission are at the moment looking the slide-hit space in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture as heavy downpour swept areas alongside the Pacific coast in central and jap Japan.

Due to rising rivers in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, the town authorities ordered native residents to make sure their security instantly, issuing the best stage of evacuation alert below the revised fundamental counter catastrophe regulation for the primary time in the nation.

Torrential rain disrupted the general public transport system, as properly. Shinkansen bullet practice runs had been briefly suspended in sections between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka, in response to operator Central Japan Railway Co.

The Japan Meteorological (*20*) urged most warning and known as on the general public to be vigilant over mudslides, flooding and swollen rivers.

In the 72-hour interval via 11 a.m. Saturday, 790 millimeters of rainfall had been recorded in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, and over 550 mm had been logged in Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture, the company mentioned.

The seasonal rain entrance is forecast to maneuver towards the Sea of Japan coast over the weekend, with large areas alongside the coast anticipated to undergo torrential rain via Monday. Watch the video

In the same incident, Moscow suffered unprecedented heatwave final the weekend with temperatures reaching 36°C (96°F). But in a dramatic flip of occasions, it was a distinct story altogether Monday afternoon, with flash rains flooding the town and inflicting site visitors gridlock.

One of the capital’s most important thoroughfares, Vernadsky Avenue, was changed into a lake. Watch the video here

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