Heavy rain floods southern Japan; 2 dead, dozen missing (65)

Associated Press News 2020.07.04 08:26
By MARI YAMAGUCHIJuly 4, 2020 GMT TOKYO (AP) - Heavy rain in southern Japan triggered flooding and mudslides on Saturday, leaving at least two dead, more than a dozen missing and others stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued, officials said. More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate following pounding rains overnight.
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