Japan heatwave: Temperature breaks nationwide document

Tokyo residents braving the heat Symbol copyright Getty Images Symbol caption Greater Than a dozen towns have seen temperatures of around 40C

Temperatures in Japan have hit a report top, with officials issuing a recent caution to stick safe.

Japan has for days been within the grip of a deadly heatwave, even supposing the numbers killed vary widely from 15 to as top as 40.

On Monday, the thermometer peaked at 41.1C (106F) in Kumagaya, close to Tokyo, breaking the former nationwide file of 41C from 2013.

More Than a dozen towns have noticed temperatures of round 40C.

Japan’s disaster management company prompt folks to stay in air-conditioned spaces, drink water and rest to prevent warmth exhaustion.

Image copyright AFP Symbol caption Youngsters and elderly are so much at risk

the former prime used to be the 41C recorded in the western prefecture of Kochi in August 2013, the Japan Meteorological Agency says.

The current heatwave being the freshest on record has raised some concerns about the 2020 Summer Time Olympics in Tokyo.

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