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Photos: Flooding in Japan has killed more than 100

Kyodo via Reuters
The worst floods in 35 years.
  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

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Floods and landslides triggered by days of rain in Japan have killed at least 114 people, Reuters reports. The floods are considered the worst the country has seen in 35 years.

While Monday’s clearer weather allowed rescuers to target the more than 60 people still unaccounted for, food and water are in short supply in some of the more remote affected areas.

Kyodo via Reuters
Rescue workers look for missing people in a house damaged by heavy rain in Kumano, Hiroshima Prefecture, on July 9.
Reuters/Issei Kato
Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers rescue people from a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, on July 8.
Reuters/Issei Kato
Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers rescue people from a flooded area in Mabi.

 

Reuters/Issei Kato
A car is submerged at a flooded area in Mabi.
Reuters/Issei Kato
A woman stands in a flooded area in Mabi.
Reuters/Issei Kato
Local residents receive emergency water supply near a flooded area at Mihara Daini junior high school, in Hiroshima Prefecture on July 9.
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A truck stranded by floods on July 9.
Reuters/Issei Kato
An elderly woman walks next to submerged and destroyed houses in a flooded area in Mabi.
Reuters/Issei Kato
A local resident walks in a flooded area in Mabi.
Reuters/Issei Kato
Local residents walk in a flooded area in Mabi on July 9.
Reuters/Issei Kato
An employee of a supermarket pushes a shopping cart, with muddy items, at their store in a flooded area in Mabi on July 9.
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An aerial view shows local residents seen on the roof of submerged house on July 7.

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