June 13th, Low Altitude Areas On Alert
At 11:06 a.m., the Fukui Local Meteorological Office announced that the heavy rain warning for Fukui Prefecture’s Tsuruga City and Obama City was lifted.
On June 13th, at 8:21 a.m., the Fukui Local Meteorological Office released a heavy rain warning for Tsuruga and Obama cities in Fukui Prefecture. Until the early afternoon of the same day, low altitude areas were required to be on alert.
According to the meteorological office, due to the seasonal rain front lagging close to the Honshu region, Fukui Prefecture will see a mix of rain and clouds during the 13th, possibly influenced by the humid air; by the evening, some areas may experience heavy rain accompanied with lightning.
On June 14th, it is forecast that the seasonal rain front will travel north along the Japan Sea and, influenced by the warm and humid air, possibly result in an unstable atmosphere. Thus, Fukui Prefecture will see rainfall accompanied with lightning from before noon, with severe rainfall in some areas within the Reihoku region.