Update 2019-07-03 (2): Until Wednesday (03 July), 1.12 million people in Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures had been ordered to evacuate to shelters.
Update 2019-07-03 (1): According to current reports from Wednesday (03 July), around 600,000 people in the city of Kagoshima were urged to take shelter. The heavy rainfalls should continue until at least Thursday (04 July).
2019-07-01: Japanese authorities on Monday (01 July) have called on 6,000 inhabitants of the main island Kyushu to leave their homes due to concerns about floods caused by heavy rainfall. Authorities warned of mudslides and swelling rivers. In the city of Ichiki-Kushikino in the prefecture of Kagoshima, an evacuation was ordered. The heavy rains are reported to continue. For the southern part of the island, heavy rainfall was predicted until Tuesday morning (02 July, local time).
Floods, flash floods, and landslides are to be expected. (Air) traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution near mountainsides and rivers.