1. Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued an emergency warning for extremely heavy rain in parts of Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan.
  2. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps says it has seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, for what it described as a violation of international maritime regulations.
  3. China’s state-run television says a massive explosion at a gasification plant in the central province of Henan has left at least 10 people dead and five others missing, with 19 people seriously injured.