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Japan asks tons of of 1000’s to evacuate amid torrential Kyushu rains

TOKYO: A whole bunch of 1000’s of residents of Nagasaki and different elements of Kyushu island in southwest Japan have been requested to evacuate to keep away from floods and the danger of landslides attributable to torrential rain, authorities mentioned on Thursday (Aug 12).

The warnings issued by the Japan Meteorological Company got here as a rain entrance moved west over the island.

Video aired by public broadcaster NHK confirmed streets inundated with water in some areas and rivers near overflowing as greater than common August rainfall fell in 48 hours.

Authorities issued essentially the most severe Degree 5 evacuation order in some elements of central Kyushu, warning residents to take rapid motion to guard themselves.


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