Flooding and Landslides Prompt Evacuation Alerts in Japan

Heavy rain, landslides, and flooding prompted evacuation alerts in the central and northern regions of Japan on Thursday, August 4 according to local news reports.

Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture received record-breaking rainfall on Thursday according to the Japan Meteorological Agency, while officials warned of dangerous flooding in the area.

Footage posted on Thursday shows the water of the Tedori River at high levels and flowing quickly in Nomi. Credit: @hdawP00zwc6D171 via Storyful

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