City Council Member Missing after Heavy Rain in Toyama Pref.

The Yomiuri Shimbun
A house collapsed in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, after a landslide hit the back of the house. A city council member is believed to be missing in the area.

Toyama and Ishikawa Prefectures have been hit by record-breaking rainfall since Wednesday night, and a male city council member who was calling for residents to evacuate in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, has gone missing.

A house was destroyed by a landslide in the area, and police and firefighters are searching for the man, believing he may have been present.