Japan Rains Kill Dozens, Millions Flee

Violent weather has wreaked havoc in Japan. Heavy summer rains have resulted in the death of at least 76 people, and more than 1.6 million people have fled their homes, The New York Times reports. Automakers Mitsubishi and Mazda have postponed work to keep their employees from traveling in dangerous conditions. Water levels reached 16 feet in some areas, requiring rescue operations from rooftops and balconies by helicopter, according to The Guardian.

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