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Japan: Mudslides caused by heavy rains block roads01:49

Japan: Mudslides caused by heavy rains block roads

Japan, Kyushu
July 8, 2020 at 14:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

Roads were blocked in the aftermath of mudslides

caused by heavy rains in Kyushu on Wednesday.

Flooding hit southwestern Japan on Saturday killing dozens and leaving more than a dozen missing with nearly three million people ordered to leave their homes.

Tens of thousands of emergency workers, police and soldiers from Japan's Self-Defense Force have been deployed to take part in search and rescue operations.

Japan: Mudslides caused by heavy rains block roads01:49
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Roads were blocked in the aftermath of mudslides

caused by heavy rains in Kyushu on Wednesday.

Flooding hit southwestern Japan on Saturday killing dozens and leaving more than a dozen missing with nearly three million people ordered to leave their homes.

Tens of thousands of emergency workers, police and soldiers from Japan's Self-Defense Force have been deployed to take part in search and rescue operations.

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