1982 Nagasaki flood

The 1982 Nagasaki flood (Japanese: 長崎大水害) was caused by a cloudburst that occurred mainly in Nagasaki, Japan in July 1982.

It was caused flooding to a height of 2.05 m above the surface of land.

OverviewEdit

On July 23, 1982, due to the influence of the Meiyu front, a cloudburst occurred around Nagasaki.[1][2] Due to this cloudburst, mudflows and rivers overflowed their banks in quick succession.[3][4]

Throughout the Nagasaki area, following rainfall observed at 100 to 187 mm a per hour, as well as landslides throughout the area. According to the Japanese government report, 299 people died in Nagasaki Prefecture, along with 23 in Kumamoto Prefecture.[5]

The Japan Meteorological Agency named the heavy rain from July 23 to July 25 the "July 1982 heavy rain" (昭和57年7月豪雨).[6][7] On the other hand, Nagasaki Prefecture named this disaster the "7.23 Nagasaki Flood" (7.23長崎大水害).[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "長崎豪雨(1982年7月23日) | 災害カレンダー". Yahoo!天気・災害 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-05-31.
  2. ^ "長崎海洋気象台 環境・気候". web.archive.org. 2014-09-13. Retrieved 2021-05-31.
  3. ^ (昭和57年7月) 中日ニュース No.1435_3「長崎に豪雨禍」 - 中日映画社
  4. ^ "災害対応資料集 : 防災情報のページ - 内閣府". www.bousai.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-05-31.
  5. ^ "報告書(1982 長崎豪雨災害) : 防災情報のページ - 内閣府". www.bousai.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-05-31.
  6. ^ "昭和57年7月豪雨と台風第10号 昭和57年(1982年) 7月~8月". www.data.jma.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-05-31.
  7. ^ "気象庁 | 気象庁が名称を定めた気象・地震・火山現象一覧". www.jma.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  8. ^ 都市型水害の被害事例 (7.23長崎大水害) - 国土交通省

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