Japan’s Disastrous Rain, Mudslides Kill More Than a Hundred

TOKYO—More than 100 people have died and scores are missing in western Japan as record rainfall in recent days triggered landslides and floods that severed power lines and roads, and brought activity to a halt in parts of a manufacturing region.

Shipments of parts and fresh produce slowed, forcing some car and electronics makers to stop production and prompting stores and restaurants to stay closed Monday.

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