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A police helicopter lifts an evacuee with a rescue police officer from floodwaters in Joso city in Ibaraki prefecture, north of Tokyo on September 10, 2015. A Japanese city was flooded when a raging river burst its banks, washing away homes and cars as desperate residents pleaded for help, after tens of thousands were ordered to flee their homes following torrential rains. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNOYOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images
A police helicopter lifts an evacuee with a rescue police officer from floodwaters in Joso city in Ibaraki prefecture, north of Tokyo on September 10, 2015. A Japanese city was flooded when a raging river burst its banks, washing away homes and cars as desperate residents pleaded for help, after tens of thousands were ordered to flee their homes following torrential rains. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNOYOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images

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CNN's Will Ripley reports on rescue efforts throughout Japan after massive flooding caused destruction throughout the country.

Helicopters rescue those trapped after Japanese floods

CNN's Will Ripley reports on rescue efforts throughout Japan after massive flooding caused destruction throughout the country.