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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