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-- -- continues to pound parts of Japan forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes it's a third straight day heavy rain -- hit southwest Japan.
-- -- people -- now dead or missing.
Japan's -- journalist -- this is now warning of more flooding and -- slides on the main southern island of Kyushu.
Over four inches of rain a has been recorded today falling in that area.
The Japanese authorities are concerned they could be a major disaster because the rising waters.
They've now lord it over to engine 50000 people in the north of the island to leave their homes we have more rivers are reported -- -- that banks.
People being told to go to official shelters such as schools and other public buildings.
Already in some areas -- to support into communities leaving heavy mud and debris everywhere.
Some people had to scramble want to -- to escape the rising -- In Fukuoka prefecture -- nearly 80000 people to leave as rivers overflowed their banks.
In just -- prefecture alone 800 homes were damaged and three bridges were reported tripping washed away.
The city of -- -- Kumar -- took her picture has been particularly -- hard.
Nearly three foot of rain has -- and there in the past few days nineteen people have died in that area from landslides and -- collapsing.
Japan's defense forces have been brought down to help search for the missing.
Japan usually gets wet weather at this time of year but officials say the current -- polls are unprecedented.
And they've never seen anything like this people.
In -- David point Fox News.
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