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Japan flood death toll rises to 30

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Thousands of police, soldiers, and rescue workers are searching for 19 people who remain unaccounted for, according to local officials

TOKYO, Japan (Jul. 13, 2017) — The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan’s south has risen to 30, officials said Thursday, July 13, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors. Continue reading Japan flood death toll rises to 30

Japan floods death toll rises to 20

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SWOLLEN RIVER. This video screenshot provided by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism regional development bureau shows the Hikosan River after the water level increased due to heavy rain in Soeda town, Fukuoka prefecture, on July 5, 2017.

Thousands of people have also been evacuated to makeshift shelters, but many remain stranded

TOKYO, Japan (Jul. 10, 2017) — The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan’s south has risen to 20, local media reported Sunday, July 9, as rescue teams continued their search for survivors. Continue reading Japan floods death toll rises to 20