(UPDATE 1) Heavy Rain Warnings Issued for 2 Prefectures in Southern Japan

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The Japan Meteorological Agency in Minato Ward, Tokyo

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued heavy rain emergency warnings for Fukuoka and Oita prefectures in Kyushu on Monday morning. The agency is calling on residents to take utmost precaution due to possible imminent danger to their lives. A heavy rain emergency warning is issued when heavy rain of a once-in-50-year volume is expected.