Six killed as floods sweep Japanese island

Many people were still unaccounted for yesterday following severe flooding across wide swathes of Japan's south-western main island of Kyushu, which continued to be battered by torrential rain. 	At least six people have died and a massive search and
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Many people were still unaccounted for yesterday following severe flooding across wide swathes of Japan's south-western main island of Kyushu, which continued to be battered by torrential rain.

At least six people have died and a massive search and rescue operation is under way.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 08, 2017, with the headline 'Six killed as floods sweep Japanese island'. Print Edition | Subscribe