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Japan flooding: Why so many people died

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 02:10

Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years. The recent rainfall was unprecedented, and records show many homes in Japan were built in risky areas.

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Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years. The recent rainfall was unprecedented, and records show many homes in Japan were built in risky areas.

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Japan flooding: Why so many people died

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 02:10