Japan: 240,000 evacuated amid Kyushu deluge

Japan Times: Some 240,000 people from about 85,000 households in Kyushu were told to evacuate as storms that have already killed 22 people continued to dump more rain on the region Saturday, local authorities said. To the rescue: Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers search for people swept away by floods in Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, as heavy rains continued to fall over Kyushu on Saturday. KYODO The orders were issued in four of Kyushu's seven prefectures - Fukuoka, Saga, Kumamoto and Oita. The police, meanwhile,......

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