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Rising Temperatures Bring New Risk to Japanese Landslides Survivors

Survivors and search crews in southwestern Japan are now facing another obstacle in the struggle to recover from last week's devastating landslides: extreme heat. Authorities are increasingly worried about heat-related illnesses with temperatures rising as high as 35 degrees Celsius, a situation aggravated by damaged infrastructure that has cut off water and electricity to hundreds of thousands of residents. At least 155 people have now been confirmed dead as a result of the...

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