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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, […]