NHK and Fuji TV led with the forecast for more heavy rain in western and eastern Japan this evening. NHK said 72 people have died and 13 remain missing due to record rainfall mainly in the Kyushu region. NTV gave top play to a report that six of the nine primary schools in Ashikitamachi, Kumamoto, which were hit hard by the heavy rain, reopened today. TV Asahi gave top play to a report that a man died in a landslide caused by heavy rain in Nagano on Sunday evening. TBS led with a report that Tokyo Governor Koike expressed concern this morning about an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases at elderly care facilities.