Japan typhoon death toll climbs, while floodwaters recede

  • A boy cleans a house devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The typhoon hit Japan’s main island on Saturday with strong winds and historic rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow, leaving thousands of homes flooded, damaged or without power. (Koki Sengoku/Kyodo News via AP)

  • A man walks through debris in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The typhoon hit Japan’s main island on Saturday with strong winds and historic rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow, leaving thousands of homes flooded, damaged or without power. (Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP)

  • Rescuers search for missing persons at the site of a landslide triggered by Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The typhoon hit Japan’s main island on Saturday with strong winds and historic rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow, leaving thousands of homes flooded, damaged or without power. (Kota Endo/Kyodo News via AP)

  • Rescuers search for missing persons at the site of a landslide triggered by Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori town, Miyagi prefecture, Japan Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The typhoon hit Japan’s main island on Saturday with strong winds and historic rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow, leaving thousands of homes flooded, damaged or without power. (Kota Endo/Kyodo News via AP)

TOKYO — Japan’s government says the death toll from a weekend typhoon that caused widespread flooding has climbed to 63, with another 11 presumed dead.

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