A local rescuer rows a rubber boat on floodwaters brought about by Typhoon Talas in Tanabe city, Wakayama prefecture, central Japan, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. Because of the slow moving, the Japan ... more 
A local rescuer rows a rubber boat on floodwaters brought about by Typhoon Talas in Tanabe city, Wakayama prefecture, central Japan, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. Because of the slow moving, the Japan Meteorological Agency warned of heavy rain and strong winds centered in south-central Japan that could lead to flooding and landslides. (AP Photo/Kiiminpo via Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kiiminpo via Kyodo News
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