Due to the heavy rain caused by Typhoon No. 8 which directly hit Shizuoka Prefecture, Ota River, which flows through the center of Kumomi district in Matsuzaki town, flooded around 7:00 AM on Sunday, August 14, and about 30 guesthouses, etc. were damaged by inundation below/above a floor level. Water pipes and hot spring pipes were also damaged, and many houses in the district were without water or hot water.
For more disaster information including restoration activities and recruitment of general volunteers, check the Matsuzaki Town website.