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"From my own experience, I believe that, with proper watershed flood protection policies, areas could have been saved." She cited the example of the city of Kurashiki
, one of the cities hardest hit by the rainfall and flooding.
The Japanese Prime Minister visited Kurashiki
and met with the Okayama governor.
in Okayama prefecture, where more than 40 of the 176
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited hard-hit Okayama Prefecture on Wednesday and observed the devastation caused by floods and landslides in Kurashiki
and Takahashi cities.
Power has been restored to all but 3,500 customers, but more than 200,000 remain without water under scorching sun, with temperatures set to hit 33 C (91 F) amid high humidity in some of the hardest-hit areas, such as the city of Kurashiki
A helicopter flies over Mabi town which was flooded by the heavy rain in Kurashiki
, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 9, 2018.
Some 2000 stranded people have so far been rescued from the city of Kurashiki
, with a population of just under 500,000, was among the hardest hit by rains that pounded many parts of western Japan, with the death toll exceeding the 77 killed in heavy rains and landslides in 2014 and the highest since a typhoon that killed 98 people in 2004.
Around 2,000 stranded people have so far been rescued from the hard-hit city of Kurashiki
90 miles east of Hiroshima.