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Media: in Japan killed more than 60 people due to floods and landslides

A week of floods and landslides caused by rains in South-Western Japan, killing 66 people, missing are 14 people, reported the TV channel NHK on the basis of prefabricated data from the field.

Rains in the center of the island of Kyushu have been going on for a week. During this time they spread to a wider area, and capturing the main Japanese island of Honshu.

According to estimates of the Ministry of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, the damage to farmland was at that hour, 11.7 billion yen ($109 million).

In the prefectures of Kumamoto and Oita 4.3 thousand families are without water. In 11 prefectures more than 12 thousand houses destroyed completely or partially.