At least four people killed and dozens missing in landslide in Atami city
Search for missing persons after a major landslide in Japan, Last Saturday (3), continue. Due to excessive rainfall, a giant wave of mud buried many homes and buildings, leaving a trail of destruction in the city of Atami, about 100 km from Tokyo.
According to Washington PostAt least four people died in the landslide. In addition, 25 were rescued and 80 others are still missing after the disaster.
Shizuoka Governor Hita Kawakatsu said the rain on the slopes caused the soil to become weak and slippery. Residents said they heard a loud noise at the time of the landslide.