Emergency Crews Move in After Deadly Japan Landslide

Two people were reported killed, and around 20 missing, after a landslide hit the Japanese resort city of Atami on July 3.

The landslide came in the wake of torrential rain, with Atami recording a month’s worth of rain in just three days.

Officials said around 130 homes were damaged.

Video here shows vehicles from the Tokyo Fire Department arriving in Atami to aid recovery efforts.

The Instagram user who posted this video, taken outside the Atami City Hall, said the Self-Defense Forces had arrived, as well as “special vehicles” from the Tokyo Fire Department. Credit: @dekophotodiary via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting