Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing.
A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed at least 12 people on Thursday in the central Philippines, as security forces and rescue workers raced to uncover dozens more feared trapped, in the latest of a series of deadly incidents in the past week.
Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 320 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending torrents sweeping through villages in the region's worst inundation crisis in a century.
Rescuers were searching for dozens still missing in southwestern Japan on Monday after heavy rains that left shocked residents returning to muddy homes unsure where to start the recovery and cleanup due to the extent of damage from flooding and mudslides.
Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan Province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck.