Search teams using boats and helicopters have resumed looking for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan.
Thousands of people are still waiting to return to their homes as waters slowly recede.
Floods swept houses off their foundations and crushed others under landslides as days of torrential rain caused rivers to burst their banks.
According to Reuters, three people have been confirmed dead and 27 injured.
In the worst-hit city of Joso, northern Japan, there are still 15 people missing, and nearly 5000 residents are waiting to return home.
At one point, in flood-affected regions in eastern and northern Japan, as many as 100,000 people were forced to evacuate.