Japan floods: Torrential rains kill at least 100, two million evacuated

Published: 09th July 2018 12:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2018 01:07 PM  

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Houses are partly submerged in water, following heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Heavy rainfall hammered southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands Sunday. (Shohei Miyano/Kyodo News via AP)
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A helicopter flies over a flooded housing area in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture, western Japan Monday, July 9, 2018. People prepared for risky search and cleanup efforts in southwestern Japan on Monday, where several days of heavy rainfall had set off flooding and landslides in a widespread area (Kyodo News via AP)
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People wait to be rescued on the top of a house almost submerged in floodwaters caused by heavy rains in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture. (Shingo Nishizume/Kyodo News via AP)
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Japan Ground Self-Defence Force members use a boat to evacuate residents from a flooded area caused by heavy rains in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan. (Koki Sengoku/Kyodo News via AP)
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Rescuers on boats head for search in the partly submerged area in water after heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Heavy rainfall hammered southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands Sunday. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
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Elderly people from a nursing home take shelter following a heavy rain, in Soja, Okayama prefecture. (Takaki Yajima/Kyodo News via AP)
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Elderly people is rescued as the city is flooded following heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Sunday, July 8, 2018. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
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