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Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

National Jul 11, 2018

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years. Below are some reasons for the high death toll: Extreme weather Remnants ...