Japan floods: Residents rescued as torrential rain threatens homeson August 14, 2021 at 3:14 pm

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Nearly two million people have been urged to evacuate their homes amid heavy rainfall.

Nearly two million people have been urged to evacuate their homes amid heavy rainfall in parts of Japan.

Highest-level rain warnings have been issued in a number of prefectures, including Fukuoka and Hiroshima.

More than 150 troops, police and firefighters have been sent to help with rescue operations in the area.

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