"Rescuers Search For Survivors After Japan Floods Kill At Least 126"

"KURASHIKI, Japan - Rescuers in western Japan dug through mud and rubble early on Tuesday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain that began last week unleashed floods and landslides that killed up to 130 people, with dozens missing.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe canceled an overseas trip to deal with Japan’s worst flood disaster since 1982, with several million people forced from their homes.

Officials said the overall economic impact was not clear. "

Kiyoshi Takenaka and Issei Kato report for Reuters July 8, 2018.

Source: Reuters, 07/10/2018