• Kyodo


The rainy season started in western Japan on Monday, earlier than usual, the Meteorological Agency said.

It began four days earlier than average in southern Kyushu, nine days earlier in northern Kyushu and Shikoku, and 11 days earlier in the Chugoku region, the agency said.

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