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Floods, Earthquakes, Record Heat: A Look At Japan's Summer Of Disasters

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Floods, typhoons, earthquakes and a record-shattering heat wave — the summer of 2018 has been an unusually destructive and deadly one in Japan, even for a country prone to natural disasters. The latest include an earthquake and typhoon which hit this week.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Robin Brant (@robindbrant) in Tokyo.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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