Search and rescue operations in flood-affected prefectures continue, as 60 people remain missing
The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters have laid bare the destruction that has cut a swathe through the west of the country.
Search-and-rescue operations in western Japan underway to find missing people
The toll is expected to rise significantly, with local media already putting the number of fatalities at 73, and dozens of people still unaccounted for in the disaster.
Local media put the toll at 67, with dozens more people missing and the number of fatalities expected to rise.
Earlier, the incessant rains continued to lash Valley in Jammu and Kashmir since Wednesday evening, thus leaving the entire Valley populace worried.
Rain poured down from 11pm on Monday night to 6am Tuesday, causing flash floods up to 2.5 metres (more than eight feet) deep, he said.
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The victim, Sabri Vlinga, died while he was working on a electricity pole at Roskovec in the flooded south of the country, the power company said in statement.
Torrential rain overnight caused chaos to Albania’s transportation system, blocking streets and stopping flights and ferries from operating.
The freak flood struck early on Wednesday in the towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) west of Athens.
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Residents of Athenian district devastated by this week's flood talk to Anadolu Agency
One of the missing is apparently a hunter. The other was last seen at a roadside canteen, the spokesman said.
Ankara extends condolences to the relatives of the victims and wishes speedy recovery to the injured
Continuous downpour in two states since Thursday claimed seven lives