48 with 28 others presumed dead

TOKYO | Death toll climbs to 76 as heavy rains hammer southern Japan

TOKYO — Heavy rainfall hammered southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands on Sunday, as the government put the death toll at 48 with 28 others presumed dead. Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said the whereabouts of 92 people are unknown, mostly in the southern area of … Continue reading TOKYO | Death toll climbs to 76 as heavy rains hammer southern Japan