Japan flooding death toll rises to 53, a dozen missing as torrential rains spread through region
Tuesday, 7 July 2020 Search and rescue crews in Japan fanned out across towns in the country's southern region on Tuesday as the death toll from devastating flooding ticked upwards as more heavy rain is expected.
Nearly 40 people were feared dead as torrential rains continued to hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu, with river banks at risk of bursting on Monday morning and new evacuation orders put in place. Gloria Tso reports.
The death toll from days of heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan rose to 50 on Tuesday morning with another dozen people still missing, officials said.The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said..
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