Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Jul 16, 2018 | 5:55pm EDT

Japan flood aftermath

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
1 / 24
The damaged house of 51-year-old Kairyu Takahashi, an Okayama prefectural assemblyman, is seen in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

The damaged house of 51-year-old Kairyu Takahashi, an Okayama prefectural assemblyman, is seen in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

The damaged house of 51-year-old Kairyu Takahashi, an Okayama prefectural assemblyman, is seen in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
2 / 24
Submerged and destroyed houses are seen near the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen near the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen near the site where river banks were broken along Suemasa river in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
3 / 24
Family members of 79-year-old local resident Isao Akutagawa (not pictured), try to remove mud and debris from their house in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Family members of 79-year-old local resident Isao Akutagawa (not pictured), try to remove mud and debris from their house in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Family members of 79-year-old local resident Isao Akutagawa (not pictured), try to remove mud and debris from their house in a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
4 / 24
A local resident piles up household waste caused by a flooding at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident piles up household waste caused by a flooding at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident piles up household waste caused by a flooding at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
5 / 24
Local residents walk in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents walk in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents walk in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
6 / 24
Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
7 / 24
A muddy wooden Daikokuten gods statue is seen on household waste in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A muddy wooden Daikokuten gods statue is seen on household waste in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A muddy wooden Daikokuten gods statue is seen on household waste in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
8 / 24
A local resident pauses as he tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident pauses as he tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident pauses as he tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
9 / 24
Muddy wristwatches are seen at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Muddy wristwatches are seen at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Muddy wristwatches are seen at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
10 / 24
Local residents try to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
11 / 24
Local residents stand in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents stand in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents stand in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
12 / 24
A local resident tries to clear mud and debris from his home at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear mud and debris from his home at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear mud and debris from his home at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
13 / 24
Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
14 / 24
Submerged and destroyed houses are seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Submerged and destroyed houses are seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
15 / 24
Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
16 / 24
A Japan Self-Defense Forces soldier collects commemorative photos from debris at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A Japan Self-Defense Forces soldier collects commemorative photos from debris at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A Japan Self-Defense Forces soldier collects commemorative photos from debris at a landslide site caused by heavy rain in Kumano Town, Hiroshima Prefecture, July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
17 / 24
Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
18 / 24
A local resident tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear mud and debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
19 / 24
Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pile up household waste, caused by a flooding, at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
20 / 24
A submerged car is seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A submerged car is seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A submerged car is seen in a flooded area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
21 / 24
Local residents try to clear mud and debris from a house at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris from a house at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents try to clear mud and debris from a house at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
22 / 24
Broken refrigerators, caused by a flooding, are seen at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Broken refrigerators, caused by a flooding, are seen at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Broken refrigerators, caused by a flooding, are seen at a temporary waste-collection point at Mabi Clean Center in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
23 / 24
A local resident tries to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A local resident tries to clear debris at a flood affected area in Mabi town in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Close
24 / 24

Next Slideshows

Anti-Kremlin protesters invade World Cup pitch

The World Cup final between France and Croatia was briefly interrupted when three intruders affiliated to anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot ran onto the pitch...

Jul 16 2018

Trump meets Putin in Helsinki

President Trump meets Russia's President Vladimir Putin for a one-on-one meeting in Helsinki.

Jul 16 2018

Protests over Trump-Putin meeting

Thousands protest against the policies of U.S. President Trump and Russian President Putin in Helsinki, the site of their one-on-one summit.

Jul 16 2018

Best of the World Cup

Highlights from the 2018 World Cup.

Jul 16 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Best of Tour de France

Best of Tour de France

Highlights from all the stages of the Tour de France.

Growing Up Kurt Cobain

Growing Up Kurt Cobain

From his sketches and drawings to clothing and a car, "Growing Up Kurt Cobain" displays dozens of Kurt Cobain's personal items, some of them never seen before by the public.

Venezuelans find alternatives to public  transit

Venezuelans find alternatives to public transit

Public buses have gradually disappeared in much of Venezuela due to scarce or prohibitively expensive tires, motor oil, batteries and spare parts.

Israel warns Syrians away as Assad closes in

Israel warns Syrians away as Assad closes in

The Syrian army and its allies take control of a strategic hill overlooking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as it pushes forward with an offensive to seize the remaining parts of the southwest from rebels.

Farnborough Airshow

Farnborough Airshow

Planemakers touch down at Farnborough Airshow in England amid worries over trade tensions, Brexit, higher oil prices and rising interest rates.

Mosul's broken healthcare system

Mosul's broken healthcare system

A year after Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from Islamic State the city's healthcare system remains broken, its hospitals lie in ruins and even basic services are lacking, according to aid groups.

Unrest in Iraq spreads

Unrest in Iraq spreads

Growing anger over poor public services and widespread corruption spurs protests in some cities.

Tropical storm floods Manila streets

Tropical storm floods Manila streets

Tropical Storm Henry causes flooding in the Manila.

Counting of the swans

Counting of the swans

Young cygnets and swans are counted and have their health assessed during the 'swan upping' census on Britain's River Thames, in a tradition that dates back to the 12th century when swans were an important food source.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast