The Question and Answer section for Rashomon is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
A torrential summer rain has made the streets into mud and the servants look for shelter.
From the text:
I killed him, but not her. Where’s she gone? I can’t tell. Oh, wait a minute. No torture can make me confess what I don’t know. Now things have come to such a head, I won’t keep anything from you.
Hey, I'll just find the story and get back to you.