The government has ordered nearly 800,000 residents of Kagoshima Prefecture and a further 310,000 people in neighbouring Miyazaki. Photo: Kyodo

Japan braces for deadly storm after ordering 1 million people evacuated from country’s south

  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged ‘please take action to protect your lives’ as residents warned of flooding, storm surges and landslides
  • Some parts of southern Kyushu have received as much as 1,000mm of rain since Friday, and forecasters expect more by midday on Thursday
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The government has ordered nearly 800,000 residents of Kagoshima Prefecture and a further 310,000 people in neighbouring Miyazaki. Photo: Kyodo
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