If you had any doubt about just how out-of-control Japan's nuclear situation is, take a look at Tokyo Electric Power Company Managing Director Akio Komori, who broke down after a press conference about the stricken Fukushima power plant.

This comes as the government raised the severity from 4 to 5 on the international nuclear crisis scale and admitted it was overwhelmed by the disaster. And, still, none of the increasingly-desperate measures taken to cool the reactors seem to be making much of an impact. Grim. [Daily Mail via Boing Boing]