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Members of Japan's Defense Force sift through mud and debris as they search for missing people at the scene of a landslide in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Monday. Photo: Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

Rescue workers in Japan were stepping up efforts to find 113 people still missing from a weekend deadly mudslide in Atami, west of Tokyo, the city's mayor told NHK Monday.

The big picture: Shizuoka Prefecture officials confirmed the deaths of three people following Saturday's disaster. Officials said some of those unaccounted for could've been away at the time, CNN reports. Crews were still finding survivors Monday, including a mother and baby who escaped injury despite their building being "buried in mud," per NHK.

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Japan landslide leaves 4 dead, dozens missing

A rescue worker removes mud and debris at the scene of a landslide following days of heavy rain in Atami. Photo: Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images

Dozens of people are missing and at least four are dead after a mudslide crashed through several buildings in the city of Atami on Saturday, just west of Tokyo, Japan, AP reports.

Details: In addition to the four confirmed dead, 25 people have been rescued, including three who are injured, per AP.

Crews prepare for Surfside condo demolition

Workers prepare the remaining part of the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building for a controlled demolition on Sundayin Surfside, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Crews were preparing for the controlled demolition of the remaining portion of the partially collapsed condo building in Surfside, Florida, on Sunday evening.

The latest: Miami-Dade officials told a news conference crews will aim to bring down the building between 10 p.m. Sunday and 3 a.m. Monday, ahead of the expected arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa.

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Nor'easter slams East Coast with flooding rain and powerful winds

A residential area in Middlesex County as floodwater from the nor'easter covers streets in New Jersey on Tuesday. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

A monster storm was slamming the Northeast with record rainfall and powerful winds over Tuesday night — causing flash flooding that resulted in people having to be rescued in New Jersey and New York roads to close.

Threat level: All of southern New England westward to New York City and northern New Jersey was under the threat of flash flooding and coastal flooding from the nor'easter through Tuesday night into early Wednesday, per the National Weather Service.