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Japan floods: Military airlift people to safety from flood waters

Parts of western Japan hit by deadly floods and landslides face unprecedented danger, officials warn, with more downpours expected.

Scores of people have died, while about 1.5 million people have been ordered to leave their homes and three million more advised to do so.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the rescue effort is a "race against the clock".

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