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Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday
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Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday

Visuals showed swollen rivers, destroyed homes, roads covered in landslides and stranded residents being carried to safety by military helicopters.

Typhoon Hagibis: Ten dead, three missing in Japan as torrential rains, mudslides hit eastern part of country
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Typhoon Hagibis: Ten dead, three missing in Japan as torrential rains, mudslides hit eastern part of country

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held an emergency task force meeting on Saturday morning and called for 'the utmost effort in rescue and relief operations.' He also urged quicks repairs of electricity, water and other essential services to help restore the lives of the disaster-hit residents.

Powerful typhoon Jongdari to hit Japan; government says evacuation measures, warnings in place
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Powerful typhoon Jongdari to hit Japan; government says evacuation measures, warnings in place

A powerful typhoon Jongdari hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's cross-hairs.

Japan deluge: Flash floods, landslides kill 204; 28 missing as Shinzo Abe meets survivors and pledges more aid
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Japan deluge: Flash floods, landslides kill 204; 28 missing as Shinzo Abe meets survivors and pledges more aid

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met on Friday with survivors of devastating rains that killed at least 204 people in flash flooding and landslides, as the government pledged more aid.

Japan floods kill 200: Mountainous terrain, lack of risk awareness among reasons for high toll, displacement of people
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Japan floods kill 200: Mountainous terrain, lack of risk awareness among reasons for high toll, displacement of people

According to reports, the death rates were so high after Japan floods because of the lack of risk awareness and extreme weather

Japan floods: Toll rises to 199, dozens missing, says govt spokesperson; Shinzo Abe to visit affected areas tomorrow
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Japan floods: Toll rises to 199, dozens missing, says govt spokesperson; Shinzo Abe to visit affected areas tomorrow

The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Thursday to 199, with dozens still missing, a top government spokesman said.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits flood-hit zone in Japan's Okayama; search and rescue operations underway
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits flood-hit zone in Japan's Okayama; search and rescue operations underway

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe headed to one of the areas worst-hit by record rains as the death toll rose to 179 and thousands of evacuees remained stranded in shelters.

Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for
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Japan floods: Shinzo Abe cancels four-nation visit as toll rises to 100; more than 60 still unaccounted for

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100

Floods in Japan leave 179 dead and dozens others missing: Rescue teams scramble to locate survivors
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Floods in Japan leave 179 dead and dozens others missing: Rescue teams scramble to locate survivors

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that have killed 179 people

Japan floods: Toll rises to 69; evacuation orders, landslide warnings issued as 1,850 people still stranded, 61 missing
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Japan floods: Toll rises to 69; evacuation orders, landslide warnings issued as 1,850 people still stranded, 61 missing

Japan government set Emergency Management Center at the prime minister’s office. Rescuers from military, police, fire departments were also dispatched.

Floods in Southwestern Japan: Toll rises to 15; over 50 people reported missing, 250 displaced
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Floods in Southwestern Japan: Toll rises to 15; over 50 people reported missing, 250 displaced

Floods in southwestern Japan have killed 15. Over 50 others are missing and many more had to flee their homes

Japan floods: Death toll rises to 30, Shinzo Abe cancels visit to Estonia
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Japan floods: Death toll rises to 30, Shinzo Abe cancels visit to Estonia

The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 30, officials said on Thursday, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors.

Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides expected to continue in Kyushu
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Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides expected to continue in Kyushu

Swathes of Kyushu — the southernmost of Japan's four main islands — have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept away roads, houses and schools.

Huge floods sweep southern Japan, two dead, 18 missing
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Huge floods sweep southern Japan, two dead, 18 missing

Unprecedented torrential rain has caused rivers to burst their banks, sweeping away roads and houses, and destroying schools.

Thousands of rescuers deployed as Japan floods kill three and leave 25 people missing
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Thousands of rescuers deployed as Japan floods kill three and leave 25 people missing

Disastrous floods have left three dead and dozens missing in eastern Japan, authorities said Friday as thousands of rescuers were deployed to evacuated trapped residents from an inundated city north of Tokyo.

Japan floods: 12 persons missing, 700 awaiting rescue after torrential rains
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Japan floods: 12 persons missing, 700 awaiting rescue after torrential rains

Nearly 700 people were awaiting rescue and at least 12 missing in Japan after torrential rains that saw a river burst its banks and deluge a city north of Tokyo.

Several thousand people ordered to leaves homes after floods hit Japan
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Several thousand people ordered to leaves homes after floods hit Japan

Authorities in central Japan on Thursday ordered tens of thousands of people to flee their homes after torrential rains flooded rivers and triggered landslides.

Japan floods: 51 missing, 39 confirmed dead
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Japan floods: 51 missing, 39 confirmed dead

Around 3,000 policemen, firemen and troops of the Self-Defence Forces (SDF) are searching for people swept away in rivers and canals, landslides or mud flows.