Fukuoka Prefecture published online flooding maps for one hundred local rivers. As the region has been hit by torrential rainfalls and severe floodings each year since 2007, the prefecture stepped up its disaster prevention efforts. It began providing information for more rivers and surrounding districts. The project expects each municipality to reflect those data to their hazard maps, too. Source: Fukuoka Prefecture / NHK
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