The Japan Meteorological Agency will start releasing forecast information about linear rainbands, called “senjo kosuitai,” from June that could give the public major flooding warnings. “Once linear rainbands occur, they will likely lead to a disaster."
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Japan. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.