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Record rains in southern Japan cause floods

28 August 2019, 12:35 PM

Torrential rains caused floods and landslides on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue a rare emergency warning and evacuation orders for nearly 850 000 people.

Rescue workers carry the body of a victim after a wall collapsed at a slum in Mumbai, India.

India recovers 13 bodies after monsoon dam breach

4 July 2019, 10:15 AM

Eleven people were still missing after the dam in Ratnagiri, around 275 kilometres south of Mumbai, burst on Wednesday and swamped seven local villages.

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