Residents returned to their homes in the town of Okayama on Sunday, after the floodwaters which submerged much of the region started to subside. Emergency workers continued to search the houses of Okayama, helping those still stranded to safety. At the same time, people were seen clearing the rubbish which had been left strewn throughout their houses and along the streets. The disaster... Еще heavily affected the Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures, and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. According to reports, about 500 houses in Okayama were flooded. Dozens of people have died in the flooding, which followed a bout of torrential rain and led to landslides in western Japan.