@@@@@Parts of western Japan hit by deadly floods and landslides are facing unprecedented danger as more downpours are expected, officials warn.
"We've never experienced this kind of rain before," a weather official said. More than 60 people are dead and dozens missing after record rainfall caused rivers to burst their banks in Hiroshima and other areas.
Two million people have been ordered to evacuate. PM Shinzo Abe said rescuers were "working against time". "There are still many people missing and others in need of help," the prime minister told reporters on Sunday.
The death toll is near 100, and rescue operations are ongoing.
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AKA, Japan: The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose on Monday (Jul 9) to nearly 100, as rescue workers and troops struggled in the mud and water to save lives.
Dozens of people remain missing after the days of torrential rains that have caused flash floods and landslides. Rescue workers and troops have been struggling in the mud and water to save lives.