August 21, 2011

Extremely high temperatures continue in Japan

Japan's NHK news agency stated that 35 people across 12 prefectures died of heatstroke the week of August 8, 2011, with the nation's Fire and Disaster Management Agency reporting that 7,071 people were treated for that same week heat-related effects as extremely high temperatures continued.

Sources: NHK, Mainichi Japan

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