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The rainy season is believed to have started in the Kanto-Koshinetsu region, including Tokyo, as well as Hokuriku along the Sea of Japan and southern Tohoku, the Meteorological Agency said Saturday.

The annual meteorological phenomenon began one day later than average in Kanto-Koshinetsu and three days earlier in Hokuriku and the southern Tohoku region, the agency said.

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