The town of Fukuyama in Hiroshima prefecture issued an evacuation order over fears that a small lake could burst its banks.
He ducked in front of an elderly woman sitting on the floor, and pledged to her that his government would do its utmost to bring back her ordinary life as soon as possible.
Several dozen Mihara residents ventured down from shelters on Sunday to inspect the damage to their homes in the Hongo district of the city, where many locals are rice farmers.
"Around 1,000 people were seeking rescue by Sunday morning, but we don't yet have a complete picture of the disaster, which is enormous", Mutsunari Imawaka, a spokesman for the prefecture's disaster management office, told AFP.
Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan's worst weather-related disasters for decades.
TOKYO-More than 7,000 people were still in evacuation shelters and many more were struggling with basic needs Thursday after severe flooding and landslides last week in western Japan that caused at least 200 deaths.
The government is also focusing on restoring the roads and the water supply. "We are cut off from the road and we can't go anywhere by vehicle", Hyuga said.
Construction worker Fukuyoshi Doi volunteering to get that done, and supervised other volunteers who gathered to help. Dozens of people died after similar rains caused flooding around the same time a year ago.
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(Reuters/Issei Kato) A auto is submerged at a flooded area in Mabi. Supermarkets and convenience stores are also closed due to disrupted deliveries from road closures. However, residents are being warned to stay vigilant against heat stroke as the temperature is set to reach 34 degrees Celsius on both Tuesday and Wednesday.
Abe was set to visit Tusk on Wednesday to sign a free trade pact with the European Union but was forced to abandon a trip to Europe to oversee the emergency response to deadly heavy rains.
Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers rescue people from a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, on July 8.
Abe then visited the devastated city of Kurashiki and met with the governor of Okayama.
Kurashiki, with a population of just under 500,000, has been hit hardest by the torrential rains that pounded some parts of western Japan, causing the highest death toll since 2014.
Rescuers work at a mudslide area during a search operation in Kumano town, Hiroshima prefecture, southwestern Japan, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
The government and local municipalities have stepped up search and rescue efforts to find the 56 people that are still unaccounted for, and as most of the people missing are in Hiroshima, death toll could further rise in the prefecture. The bodies of three girls were found in the area of a collapsed embankment in the Fukuyama city part of Hiroshima.
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