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HEAT WAVE

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 24, 2018
Asia's power grids stretched by deadly heat wave
A deadly heat wave across Asia is stretching electricity grids from southern China to Tokyo and Seoul, sending prices to multiyear highs and sparking warnings of more power stress to come.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 22, 2018
Japan's heat wave claims 11 more people, mostly seniors, in a single day
The Meteorological Agency issues high-temperature warnings across much of the nation as a heat wave that has gripped most of the country for the past week is forecast to continue.
Japan Times
Reference / EXPLAINER,Q&A
Jul 20, 2018
Q&A: How to survive this year's scorching summer in Japan
This year's heat wave is again lethal, having already killed over 30 people and sent more than 10,000 to hospitals since July 9 due to heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 20, 2018
In Tokyo, inventors showcase new creations that offer relief from sweltering heat
A jacket with built-in fans, a road coating that reins in heat, and factory mist sprayers were on offer at a three-day trade fair in Tokyo that wrapped up Friday as the capital struggles with record heat two years before it hosts the Summer Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2018
Emergency personnel respond to record number of calls as heat wave kills 10 more in Japan
Exhaustion and heat stroke caused by scorching summer temperatures on Thursday killed 10 people in seven prefectures and sent 2,605 people to hospitals, according to the latest figures.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2018
As heat wave grips Japan, demand spikes for products aimed at staying cool
Looking for effective ways to stay safe and cool as temperatures soar? Worried that the smell from your summer sweat is bothering those around you?
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2018
12 dead, nearly 10,000 taken to hospitals last week as ongoing heat wave engulfs Japan
Temperatures soared to more than 35 C, with cities in central Japan seeing the highest levels this year at about 40 C, the weather agency said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2018
2,000 people taken to hospitals as Japan bakes in heat wave
A heat wave continued to scorch Japan on Monday, with some regions seeing temperatures hitting record highs for the year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2018
Deaths from heat wave in Japan rise to eight, with another 2,000 sent to hospitals
The toll for this weekend's heat wave rose to eight dead and 2,000 injured Sunday after two people died in Shiga and Saga prefectures, a Kyodo News tally showed.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Jul 22, 2017
How not to create a stink at the office
More domestic companies are taking the issue of unpleasant odors in the workplace seriously.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 6, 2016
Hundreds taken to hospitals as heat wave hovers over Japan
About 600 people had to be hospitalized after succumbing to warm-weather related illnesses such as stroke and exhaustion as a heat wave covered Japan on Saturday, according to a Kyodo News tally.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2016
In the summer heat, these clothing gadgets can help you stay cool
Feeling the heat? An exhibition in Tokyo is showcasing clothes, tools and technologies that can bring a cool breeze to the hottest day.
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2015
Weather agency warns of more heat, urges people to drink water, stay in cool place
Monday is shaping up to be another searing day especially in western Japan, and the Meteorological Agency is advising the public to take lots of water and stay in an air-conditioned room to gird against heatstroke.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Aug 2, 2014
Hot in the city: scorching Kumagaya
Exploring new ways of dealing with the heat from a city in Saitama that certainly knows a thing or two about keeping cool
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 23, 2014
Heat wave sweeps Japan; many areas log hottest day of summer
Temperatures soared across the country on Wednesday with highs for this summer recorded in many areas, the weather agency said.
WORLD / Science & Health
May 25, 2014
Scientists trying to develop heat-beating chickens
American scientists are attempting to develop chickens that can cope with scorching heat as part of a series of government-funded programs looking to adapt to or mitigate the effects of extreme weather patterns on the food supply.
JAPAN
Sep 2, 2013
Summer heat killed 87 in 2013
Record-high temperatures this summer caused at least 87 deaths from heat-related maladies and record-breaking downpours that triggered landslides across the country.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 14, 2013
Shimanto strikes while the iron is hot
The city of Shimanto, Kochi Prefecture, which on Monday became Japan's hottest city with a record-setting temperature of 41.0 degrees, is now rushing to capitalize on its new title with a string of unique projects.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Jul 13, 2013
Hot weather's cold comfort for eels
In March this year, I spent a week in Taiwan as a guest of the Taiwan Fisheries Agency. My hosts had laid on a relentless daily schedule that took in a complete circuit of the island nation, visiting nearly all the major commercial fishing ports, including Taitung on the Pacific Ocean, Tainan and Kaosiung...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2013
Heat wave marks end of rainy season in Tokyo
A heat wave enveloped much of Japan on Saturday, sending temperatures soaring beyond 30 degrees in more than 300 places nationwide, the Meteorological Agency reported.

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