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16 dead in Japan as heavy rain triggers floods, mudslides

16 dead in Japan as heavy rain triggers floods, mudslides

At least 16 people are dead after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, local media said Sunday, as rescue workers sift through debris in search of a dozen missing.

14 feared dead in nursing home as heavy rain lashes western Japan

14 feared dead in nursing home as heavy rain lashes western Japan

Fourteen people were feared dead at a nursing home in western Japan Saturday as record rainfall triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more than 200,000 residents.