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Japan Floods: Five Killed In Severe Weather
At least five people have been killed in severe floods and mudslides that struck in northern Japan.
Torrential rain led to widespread flooding in the town of Yahaba, in the Iwate prefecture, with residents forced to wade through waterlogged streets.
Some 300 people were evacuated on Friday.
In the city of Senboku, in Akita prefecture, officials said three people were found dead on Saturday after a mudslide crushed two houses.
Two people remained missing and a major search was under way.
In Hanamaki, a mudslide killed one person and another person was found dead in a river in the town of Nishiwaga.