Crews continue to search for dozens of missing individuals in southwestern Japan after days of flooding inundated entire towns, killing more than 100. As many residents returned to their flooded homes to begin the cleanup, officials said at least 80 people remain unaccounted for, many of which were in the Hiroshima area, which was slammed by floods and mudslides.
Surveying the damage to the restaurant he has owned for nearly four decades, Seiji Toda said he was shocked to see the state the business was in, covered in several feet of mud with the windows blown out. “I had never seen anything like this,” he said on TBS television, standing outside his restaurant in Hiroshima city while wearing a helmet. He says it would be impossible to clean up the mess by hand. READ MORE