Nearly 14,000 people were now instructed to evacuate in different parts of south-western Japan due to the threat of landslides and flooding due to an approaching powerful typhoon "Rock" — is the 15th this year. To the greatest extent, it now threatens to Awaji Island in the Inland Sea of Japan. There were instructed to evacuate more than 7000 people.
Serious situation is developing in Miyazaki Prefecture in the south-west of the island of Kyushu, which goes directly to a typhoon. Heavy rains poured and Wakayama prefecture in central Pacific coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. It threatened a breakthrough series of dams, causing extensive flooding.
Gust speed zone typhoon reaches 50 m / s. It is expected that the main territory of Japan "Rock" will hit on September 21, according to ITAR-TASS.
In early September, the central regions of the country has already done significant damage to typhoon "Talas". As a result of landslides and floods killed 63 people and about 40 remain missing.