Japan has been experiencing the aftermath of the strong typhoon Hagibis. The typhoon made landfall on Saturday evening in Izu Peninsula. Gust wind reached over 120 mph and the rain continues to drench over Honshu that caused flood throughout many areas in Japan.
The Japanese Media reported that the calamity affected almost 200,000 homes. Thus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has directed and dispatched a task force to deal and manage areas that were worst affected by the typhoon. The town of Hakone experienced over a 3ft of rain within 48 hours on Friday and Saturday.
Many of the rivers in Japan overflowed because of the non-stop rainfall. Most levees collapsed for the heavy rains and caused a massive flood in many places in Japan. Rescue workers evacuated residents from the flood zones. The water reached up to flood water swept the second stories of buildings and the streets.
Despite the flood that affected most areas in Japan, the clean and river-like flood water amazed many netizens throughout the world. No garbage is floating on the flood water. This means that the community in Japan is discipline about proper waste disposal.
It is common in many countries that garbage is floating on floodwater. Usually the flood water that flows on the street is dirty and unclear. A netizen in Thailand commented that people from different parts of the world must be discipline not to throw wastes anywhere. It will reduce the worries of the residents. However, in some places in Kawasaki, a huge clean-up operation is underway.
Because of the heavy flood, flights, trains, and some Rugby World Cup games were cancelled. Business establishments remain closed and even the roads are unpassable that disrupted deliveries to other regions. source: Facebook