Buildings Destroyed Amid Severe Rainfall In Hiroshima

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 10, 2018
Published: July 10, 2018

Severe flooding and landslides in Japan’s Hiroshima prefecture in early July left 126 people dead and 80 missing according to Kyodo news. Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, described “enormous damage" caused by “overflowing rivers, landslides.” He said: "Some 54,000 members of the Self-Defense Forces, police, firefighters, and the Japan Coast Guard have been working around the clock to conduct urgent rescue operations.” This footage shows destruction to buildings and road infrastructure in a residential area in Hiroshima. Water is seen gushing from buildings. A room is seen submerged in water and mud. Credit: @8301212101295 via Storyful

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