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Rescuers Comb Through Mud for Japan Flood Victims; 134 Dead

Rescuers were combing through mud-covered hillsides and along riverbanks Tuesday searching for dozens of people missing after heavy rains unleashed flooding and mudslides in southwestern Japan, where the death toll has exceeded 130. More than 50 people were unaccounted for as of Tuesday morning, many in the hardest-hit Hiroshima area. Work under the scorching sun was hampered by mud and heat, and shipments of relief goods were delayed by damaged roads and transportation systems,...

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