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Operations were under way to dig out and clear up after the devastating floods and landslides (JIJI PRESS/AFP / JIJI PRESS/MANILA BULLETIN)

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll nears 200

By Agence France-Presse Japanese rescue workers searched the ruins of homes Thursday looking for dozens of people still missing after deadly rains that killed nearly 200…

A member of Maritime Self Defense Forces searches for missing persons at a flood damage site in Kure, Hiroshima prefecture on July 12, 2018. The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose July 12 to 199, a top government spokesman said. Local media said search operations are continuing, with dozens of people still missing after the worst weather-related disaster in Japan in over three decades. Jiji Press, AFP/MANILA BULLETIN

Japan rains disaster toll rises to 199: government

By Agence France-Presse The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Thursday to 199, with dozens still missing, a top government spokesman…