On September 11, 2014, Local governments issued evacuation advisories to over 900,000 residents in 11 cities and towns.
So far, there has been one death—four relief workers in Sapporo-shi (Sapporo City), Hokkaido-ken (Hokkaido Prefecture) were hit by a vehicle while trying to repair a mud-damaged road.
One worker died, the others injured.
Along with road flooding, some roads collapsing, cancel flights at Hokkaido's New Chitose Airport, there are reports of strong winds in Miyagi-ken (Miyagi (prefecture) that have blown over two pre-fab facilities at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima base.
The rains are expected to continue for a couple of days more.
You can see a video below (no sound) from Japanese broadcaster NHK.
PS: Photo above found on Wikipedia, and is rain falling on a roof in Grece - but what the hell, it looks Japanese, too. Photo by: