Houses in Kurashiki are partly submerged in water, following heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan. (Photograph: PTI)

Death Toll Tops 100 as Japan Counts Damage From Record Rain

(Bloomberg) -- The death toll from the historic rainfall in western Japan reached 110 on Monday as rescuers stepped up efforts to clear areas hit by flooding and landslides. Some plants halted by t...