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  1. Despite various measures intended to prevent deaths, including dams to control flood waters, Japan

    Commentary: Japan floods a warning of a changed climate

    Extreme weather in Japan, which led to a flood that claimed hundreds of lives, tells us that we need to face up to climate change, says one observer.
  2. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer, for recovery work, wipes his sweat as he takes a break in a heat wave at a

    Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

    An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered ...
  3. Some 4,700 survivors were forced to evacuate the disaster area, where homes were reduced to rubble

    Fierce heatwave hits Japan flood recovery

    A blistering heatwave smothered swathes of flood-hit western Japan Monday, hampering clean-up efforts as survivors and relief workers toil in ...
  4. Kumano-cho 10

    Japan flood: One week on, the wait for news no family wants to hear

  5. Despite the unusual circumstances, the school remained quiet and orderly, with its new residents

    Forced from home by floods, Japanese go back to school

  6. japan horse

    9-year-old horse saved from Japan floods captures hearts

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    Toll in Japan flood disaster rises to 179: Government

  8. An aerial view shows local residents seen on the roof of submerged house at a flooded area as they

    'Race against time' to rescue Japan flood victims: Abe

  9. Kramat flood 1

    Flash flood near Orchard Road, cars partially submerged