More than 100 dead as floods and land...

More than 100 dead as floods and landslides devastate south-west Japan

Rescuers were hard at work searching for the more than 60 residents who are still unaccounted for, most of them in the hardest-hit Hiroshima area. The assessment of casualties has been difficult because of the widespread area affected by the rainfall, flooding and landslides since late last week.

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