Heavy rains hit parts of western Honshu and the Kyushu region on Saturday, local authorities and the meteorological agency said, with hourly rainfall records set in several locations, causing one death and two others missing.
Today, Sunday, the Meteorological Agency continued to warn of the dangers of landslides and floods in low-lying areas, as well as the rise and overflow of rivers in Kyushu, especially its southern regions, due to the possibility of heavy rain until Monday.
The weather front, which is expected to remain near Kyushu on Monday, will see warm and moist air flow towards it, the agency said, making weather conditions very unstable.
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