JAPAN GRAPPLES WITH EFFECTS OF DEADLY FLOODS, LANDSLIDES AS DEATH TOLL TOPS 170

JAPAN GRAPPLES WITH EFFECTS OF DEADLY FLOODS, LANDSLIDES AS DEATH TOLL TOPS 170. Rescuers search for missing people near houses and cars buried in mud in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Japan continues to feel the devastating effects of the torrential rains which have fallen since Thursday, and have left at least 179 people dead. The search and rescue efforts are being hampered by the magnitude of the caused by floods heavy rains and damage to infrastructure, such as bridges and roads, as well as by the persistent risk of fresh mudslides or landslides, and more storms. Photo courtesy Kyodo

Last Updated: 2018-07-12

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