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Japan in urgent search for missing after deadly floods

Sep 11, 2015 - 10:04 AM

3rd UPDATE Two rivers burst their banks and at least 25 people are missing after heavy rains continued to pound the country

FLOOD IN JOSO CITY. A military helicopter arrives before landing on the roof of a flooded shopping center to rescue people in Joso City, Ibaraki prefecture, on September 11, 2015. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Hundreds trapped as floods sweep Japan

Sep 10, 2015 - 9:02 PM

UPDATED At least 12 people are missing after being swept away when the levee on the Kinugawa river gave way flooding an area that reports say spanned 32 square kilometers and included 6 500 homes

RESCUE. A local resident is rescued by a helicopter of the Gound Self Defense Force in a flooded area in Joso, Ibaraki Prefecture, on September 10, 2015. AFP Photo/Jiji Press

Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged

Sep 10, 2015 - 9:01 PM

The Japan Meteorological Agency issues special warnings for Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures north of Tokyo urging vigilance against mudslides and flooding

EVACUATION. Rescue workers transport evacuees in a rubber boat through floodwaters at Oyama in Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo on September 10, 2015. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP photo

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Sep 10, 2015 - 6:48 PM

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Japan city flooded as raging river breaks its banks

Sep 10, 2015 - 12:28 PM

UPDATED Dramatic television footage shows a wall of muddy water gushing from the swollen Kinugawa river in Joso city north of Tokyo which is home to around 65 000 people

TYPHOON ETAU. A Japanese surfer watches high waves from Typhoon Etau hit a breakwater in Isumi city, Chiba prefecture, Japan, 09 September 2015. Photo by Everett Kennedy Brown/EPA

Typhoon Etau slams into Japanese mainland

Sep 09, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Japan s weather agency says the storm landed in central Aichi prefecture shortly after 10 am local time 0100 GMT

UNDER WATER. Pedestrians wade through flood waters on a road following torrential rains brought on by Typhoon Etau in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture, central Japan on September 8, 2015. Jiji Press/AFP