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Publish Date: 10:43 - 07 July 2018
TEHRAN, July 07 - Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media.

15 dead, 50 reported missing as heavy floods hit JapanTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media.

Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media.

As the death toll continued to climb from the rainfall, which began earlier this week, Okayama prefecture said a man caught in a landslide was pronounced dead.Kyodo news service reported another death in a landslide in Hiroshima, which set off a fire, while the body of a child was found in a flooded area.
The toll previously announced was eleven killed and 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan .

Source:AP

 
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