Post Reported on July 12th, 2018
“Hiroshima University Disaster Investigation Team for July Torrential Rain of 2018” has been established
As of 11th July, “Hiroshima University Disaster Investigation Team for July Torrential Rain of 2018” has been established, representing the local national universities in Chugoku-Shikoku area.
The Team will be comprised of disaster prevention experts from HU, who will conduct investigations and analyses into/of debris flow, slope disaster, hydrometeorological phenomenon, flooding/overflow, and damage to life lines from the experts’ point of view. Ultimately, the Team will aim at making a proposal for the reconstruction/rebuilding of the towns concerned. Click here for more details.
Reports from the Team are available here (Japanese page).
A research group from Hiroshima University analyzed the satellite images taken on July 9th (soon after the Torrential Rain 2018) in order to ascertain the extent of landslides and mud flows affecting the Seto Inland Sea.
Click here for more details (It directs you to a Japanese page)