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Evacuation warnings issued by Kumamoto municipalities

The town of Misato, Kumamoto Prefecture, issued a warning at 4:00 p.m. on April 16 for all residents to evacuate.

The city of Uki also issued an evacuation warning at 4:00 p.m. to residents in some areas.

Full evacuation warnings for the towns of Oguni, Minamioguni and Kosa were subsequently issued at around 5:00 p.m., with residents being asked to remain calm.

The city of Yatsushiro issued an evacuation warning at 5:00 p.m. covering two districts.

The city of Uto also issued an evacuation warning at 9:40 p.m.

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