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Indoor playgrounds in hot demand as Japan swelters in record heat

National Aug 14, 2018

Indoor playgrounds in hot demand as Japan swelters in record heat

Indoor playgrounds are proving a godsend for parents looking to allow their children to stay active and safe as Japan sweats through a summer of record-breaking heat. Parents are turning to playgrounds in air-conditioned shopping centers and other commercial enterprises when they would typically use ...

National Aug 8, 2018

Extreme heat above 40 C hits central Japan for a second time

The mercury soared to 41 Celsius in central Japan on Wednesday, tying with the second-highest temperature recorded in the country, amid a heat wave continuing to grip western regions of the country, the weather agency said. In addition to Mino, Gifu Prefecture, where the mercury ...