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Heatstroke death toll tops 100 in Tokyo

National Aug 6, 2018

Heatstroke death toll tops 100 in Tokyo

The heatstroke death toll has topped 100 in Tokyo's 23 wards this year for the first time in three years, officials at the metropolitan government's medical examiners' office said Monday. A total of 105 people, aged in their 40s to 90s, died from heatstroke in ...

Deaths from heatstroke in Tokyo up fourfold from July last year

National Aug 1, 2018

Deaths from heatstroke in Tokyo up fourfold from July last year

Ninety-six people died of heatstroke in Tokyo's 23 wards in July, nearly a fourfold increase from the same month last year, the Tokyo Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday. The figure far outstripped the 25 people who died of heatstroke in July last year, with reports ...