'Time running out': Japan keeps searching for flooding survivors

At least 50 deaths confirmed but officials expect the toll to rise as new heavy rain warnings are issued.

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    Japan's government says it is doubling rescue operations as floods and landslides continue to ravage its southwest island of Kyushu.

    At least 50 people have died, and more than a dozen are missing since heavy rain began on Saturday.

    About half a million people have been advised to evacuate their homes.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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