• Kyodo


A cold wave sent temperatures to record lows for December in 60 locations Thursday morning, the weather agency said, warning the cold weather is likely to continue over the weekend.

The mercury fell to minus 28.1 in Taiki in Hokkaido, minus 11.2 in Fukushima Prefecture’s Namie and minus 4.5 in Osaka Prefecture’s Toyonaka, according to the Meteorological Agency.

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