Death toll from floods, landslides rises to 114
NHK -- Jul 09
Officials in Japan say the death toll from floods and landslides caused by record rainfall in the western part of the country has reached 114.

Authorities say 3 others are in critical condition, and 61 are missing.

Hiroshima Prefecture is the hardest-hit area, with 44 people reported dead.

Fatalities have also been reported in Okayama, Ehime, Kyoto, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Hyogo, Shiga, Gifu, Kochi and Saga prefectures.

Officials say the death toll may rise as the full extent of the damage is not yet known.

西日本を中心とした記録的な豪雨は、その深刻な被害の全容がまだ分かっていません。 西日本を中心とした豪雨で亡くなった人は、ANNのまとめで、これまでに広島県で37人、愛媛県で21人など合わせて82人に上っています。また、現在も80人の安否が分かっていません。

News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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