88 DEAD, OVER 50 MISSING AS TORRENTIAL RAINS HIT WESTERN JAPAN

88 DEAD, OVER 50 MISSING AS TORRENTIAL RAINS HIT WESTERN JAPAN. Houses are seen partially submerged following torrential rains in western Japan, on July 8, 2018. The death toll from the floods rains in western Japan reached 88 late Sunday, with more than 50 others still missing after massive flooding and landslides destroyed homes and displaced tens of thousands. Rescue operations by the Self-Defense Forces personnel and others were continuing in disaster-hit areas early Monday, as Japan's weather agency warned the public of the continuing danger of landslides and flooding. Photo courtesy Kyodo

Last Updated: 2018-07-09

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