Heavy Rain in Southern Japan Leaves Up to 6 Dead, 3 Missing

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Heavy Rain in Southern Japan Leaves Up to 6 Dead, 3 Missing

Heavy rain caused widespread flooding and landslides in southern Japan on Wednesday, leaving up to six people dead and three missing. The rain began on Tuesday and continued into Wednesday, causing rivers to overflow and roads to wash away. The hardest-hit areas were the prefectures of Kagoshima and Miyazaki, where many homes were damaged or destroyed.

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a heavy rain warning for the affected areas, urging residents to stay indoors and avoid driving. The agency said that the rain is expected to continue for several more hours, and that there is a risk of further flooding and landslides.

The death toll is expected to rise as rescue workers continue to search for the missing. The government has dispatched emergency teams to the affected areas to help with the relief effort.

If you are in the affected areas, please stay safe and follow the instructions of local officials. If you have any information about the missing persons, please contact the authorities.

Heavy rain in southern Japan leaves up to six dead, 3 missing

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