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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.euronews.com/2019/08/15/over-400000-advised-to-evacuate-as-storm-bears-down-on-japan) reduced by 56%. (I’m a bot)
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    > TOKYO – Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate.

    > "Given the predictions of record rains and high winds, we'd like to ask people in the affected areas to avoid going outside if they can, and to make early preparations to evacuate if needed according to directions of the local authorities," Yoshihide Suga, chief cabinet secretary, told a news conference.

    > "My flight got cancelled today, and without any trains running, there isn't anything I can do," one man told NHK. More than 200 people died in torrential rains and flooding in parts of western Japan in 2018, areas that could also be hit by severe rains from Krosa.

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