Temperatures soar in Japan’s Kanto region, elsewhere

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, temperatures reached 35 degrees Celsius or higher by 2 pm on June 27 in 60 locations in and around the region.

The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Japan News


People walk near Tokyo Station on Monday. The Yomiuri Shimbun

June 28, 2022

TOKYO – Temperatures reached 35 C or higher by 2 p.m. Monday in 60 locations in and around the Kanto region, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The mercury hit 39.8 C in Sano, Tochigi Prefecture; 38.7 C in Hatoyama, Saitama Prefecture; and 38.5 C in Otsuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, the JMA said. In Nerima Ward, Tokyo, the temperature rose to 36.4 C.

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