2020 Kyushu floods
Record breaking heavy rain hit the prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima in the southern Japanese island of Kyūshū on 4 July 2020. As a result of flooding and landslides, 49 people were confirmed dead. Fourteen of the victims were the residents of an old age home in Kuma, Kumamoto that was flooded.
- Mullany, Gerry (July 4, 2020). "Severe Flooding in Southern Japan Swamps Nursing Home". The New York Times.