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Tokyo marked a record ninth consecutive “extremely hot day” above 35 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the Meteorological Agency announced, after the capital saw the mercury hit 35.3 C just after 12 p.m.

The agency said the streak bested the previous record set from July 31 to Aug. 7, 2015.

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