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Heavy rain pounded islands in southwest Japan as a typhoon headed toward the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, leading the Meteorological Agency to issue the highest-level danger alert for parts of Nagasaki Prefecture.

Landslides occurred on Tsushima Island and the Goto Islands in Nagasaki. Two women were injured in a town in the Goto Islands after they fell off a roof while repairing leaks, according to local authorities.

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