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The mercury soared to 36.6 in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, and 32.9 in Tokyo on Wednesday, marking the highest temperatures in the Kanto region so far this year, the Meteorological Agency said.

The agency predicts the Kanto and Tokai regions will see some rain starting around Friday, ending an unusual spell of dry weather for the rainy season.

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