Residents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: KyodoResidents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Residents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: Kyodo

Dozens dead in Japan as heavy rain triggers floods, landslides

  • Fourteen people died at a nursing home inundated when local rivers broke their banks in Kumamoto
  • Collapsed bridges and blocked roads due to mudslides have left many isolated in southwest Japan

Topic |   Japan
Residents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: KyodoResidents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Residents walk beside a collapsed house in the flood-ravaged village of Kuma in Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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