The Matsuura River is seen overflowing in Saga prefecture on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Two dead as Japan orders 870,000 to flee heavy rains, warning of ‘catastrophes’

  • Almost one million more are told to leave their homes as weather alert is raised to highest level
  • A man is found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters while a second dies after trying to escape from a trapped vehicle
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The Matsuura River is seen overflowing in Saga prefecture on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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