At least 64 killed in Japan after ‘unprecedented’ rain, dozens missing

Local residents sit in a boat as they are rescued from a flooded area at a hospital in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 8, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll from unprecedented rains in Japan rose to at least 64 on Sunday after rivers burst their banks and forced several million people from their homes, media reports said, with more rain set to hit some areas for at least another day. Torrential rains pounded some parts of western Japan […]

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