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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

A residential house is damaged by driftwood in Kuji city, Iwate prefecture, northern Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Typhoon Lionrock hit the northern Japan, dumping heavy rains. (Shinji Kaga/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

A car is stranded in a flooded road following heavy rain from Typhoon Lionrock in Minamifurano, the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

A road is flooded in Minami-furano, the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Typhoon Lionrock hit the northern Japan, dumping heavy rains. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

Workers repair a flood damaged bridge over the Sorachi river in Minami-furano, the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains on the areas in northern Japan. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

An aerial view shows a nursing home, center left, at a flooded area in Iwaizumi town, Iwate prefecture, northern Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, after Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains. Nine bodies were found Wednesday at the nursing home, police said. (Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

Floodwaters from the Sorachi river wash away a building after embankments of the river were broken in Minami-furano, the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. At least two rivers swollen by Typhoon Lionrock broke through embankments, flooding the areas. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

An aerial view shows a flooded area of Kuji city, Iwate prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, after Typhoon Lionrock slammed into northern Japan on Tuesday evening. (Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

A car lays upside down near a nursing home where police discovered nine bodies, in Iwaizumi town, Iwate prefecture, northern Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, after Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains. (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

Rescuers evacuate residents from a nursing home damaged by a flooded river in Iwaizumi town, Iwate prefecture, northern Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, after Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains. (Kyodo News via AP)

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Typhoon Lionrock Floods Northern Japan

People wade through the flooded road following heavy rain from Typhoon Lionrock in Minamifurano, the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)