The flash floods in Japan claimed the lives of nearly 200 people as heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan. The heavy downpour caused floods and landslides. With this, more than 2 million residents evacuated.

The Japan’s National Police Agency announced that at least 200 people had died and dozens were still missing in the worst weather-related disaster to hit Japan in more than 30 years.
More than 70,000 rescue workers are at work and hundreds of thousands of homes remain without power or clean water.