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Dozens die in Japan flooding as 40,000 rescuers search for survivors

The torrential rainfall flooding in Japan has killed at least 37 people. More than 40,000 rescue workers are on the job searching for survivors, after record rains caused landslides and rivers to burst banks. Reports claim that 13 people were missing, while over 800 people were rescued so far. Weather watches have predicted rainfall until […]

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Torrential rainfall floods southern Japan; at least 15 dead

Torrential rainfall has resulted in heavy flooding in parts of southern Japan. Several residential areas were inundated. More than  75,000 people were asked to evacuate in Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures. At least 15 people are feared dead and nine registered missing. The Kuma River breached its banks in at least 10 places cutting off homes, […]