The word for flood in Japanese is kōzui (洪水) and heavy flooding is dai kōzui (大洪水). Find more flood-related words in the following section.
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Interesting facts about floods in Japan
Japan’s rainy season is from June to July. During this time the country experiences heavy rainfall which can cause flooding in certain parts of cities or even worse – land/mudslides in the mountainous areas. Tokyo City is particularly prone to flooding. If you live in the city, then check out these safety precautions.