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Sweltering heatwave hits Japan, heatstroke alerts issued

TOKYO, July 31 (Xinhua) — Extreme warmth continued to grip Japan on Monday, with the mercury already topping 35 levels Celsius within the morning in lots of areas of the nation’s east and north, mentioned Japan’s climate company.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) mentioned by 11:00 a.m. native time, the temperature had reached 37.7 levels in Hatoyama Town in Saitama Prefecture, close to Tokyo, 37.1 levels in Date City in Fukushima Prefecture, and 35.1 levels in central Tokyo.

Officials warned that the danger of individuals growing heatstroke is extraordinarily excessive, and issued heatstroke alerts for Tokyo, Kyoto, and 17 different prefectures.

The JMA mentioned that atmospheric circumstances are anticipated to turn out to be unstable in northern and jap Japan by means of Tuesday resulting from a chilly air mass and the temperature rises throughout the daytime, warning towards potential lightning, gusts, hail and torrential rain.

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