• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Temperatures rose across Japan on Tuesday, climbing to near record highs around 40 degrees Celsius in a number of areas, with the weather agency warning of heat-related illnesses.

The government issued an alert covering wide areas across the country, asking people to drink water and avoid going outdoors in order to prevent heat exhaustion.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)