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Southwest Japan especially in Kyushu Island, is now facing a big flood after three days of heavy rain.
So far, at least 20 people were reported killed and 9 people were missing.
About 400,000 people were ordered or advised to evacuate their homes.
Rivers broke their banks and flooded the areas and there were hundreds of landslides caused by the heavy rain.
Houses were damage and bridges were destroyed.
At least five people were killed or missing after being swept away by rivers swollen with rain even before Typhoon Roke reached Japan.
A typhoon is a natural disaster that can cause heavy rain, strong winds, floods and mudslides.
The typhoon was expected to make landfall along Japan’s southeast coast around midday on Wednesday.
It will then moves northeast through Tokyo and into the northeastern Tohoku region which was hit by the March 11 tsunami and earthquake.
More than a million people were ordered or advised to evacuate.
Kyodo News reported that more than 200 domestic flights were canceled and some bullet train services were suspended.
On Sunday night, a ‘mega mudslides’ hit La Paz, Bolivia after heavy rains brought by La Nina phenomenon.
The mudslides destroyed the houses of at least 4000 people.
The Bolivian president promised that the government will build new houses for the victims.
The poor neighbourhood of Carlapa was badly damaged.
Most of the houses were built on the hills and fell on top of another.
Mudslide is a natural disaster.
I am very sad and sorry for the victims.
Terrible mudslides, land slides and flash floods hit northwest China on Sunday.
In China’s Gansu province, entire villages were buried in water, mud, and rocks.
At least 127 people were killed and at least 1300 were missing.
About 45,000 people have been evacuated.
Reports said that 88 people were injured.
Rescuing victims in the hardest-hit Zhouqu county was really hard.
Streets were covered with mud as thick as two metres (yards) in some spots.
Cars and homes were buried in mud and debris while roads and bridges were destroyed.
The landslides swept mud, houses, cars and other debris into a river running through Zhouqu.
The Bailong River was blocked and the overflowed water flooded the valley.
The town was covered with mud and water.
Demolitions experts set off three sets of charges to clear debris that blocked the river.
This is China’s latest disaster in 2010.