Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan- NHK

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Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan- NHK
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By Tomo Uetake

The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit by a powerful typhoon.

Landslides ripped through waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures, in eastern and northeastern Japan, on Friday. In some places, a month’s worth of rain fell in just half a day.

Evacuation orders and advisories were issued along much of the northern corridor already hit by two...


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Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan- NHK


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