A house is swept down steam by floodwater in Japan
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House dragged away by Japan flood

Areas of Japan are on high alert as heavy rains and flooding continue for a second day, following Tropical Storm Etau.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been advised to evacuate their homes, amid reports of landslides and flooding - one person has been reported missing.

Floodwaters poured through a small city north of Tokyo, stranding residents who waved for help from second floor balconies and their roofs.

  • 10 Sep 2015
  • From the section Asia
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