Storm bringing heavy rain to western Japan
NHK -- Jul 04
Weather officials say a storm moving over the Sea of Japan may bring torrential rains in many parts of Japan on Wednesday. They are warning of possible landslides, floods and tornadoes.

Severe tropical storm Prapiroon has already dumped heavy rains in the western main islands of Kyushu and Shikoku.

The storm is expected to keep heading northeast.

Weather officials forecast it will become a low-pressure system by Wednesday night. They say it will likely approach northern Japan through Thursday.

台風7号の影響で、4日も西日本を中心に大雨が続きます。一方、北海道でも活発な梅雨前線の影響で川が氾濫するなど影響が出ています。 台風7号は3日の夕方に九州北部に最も近付き、西日本を中心に風や雨が強まりました。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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