TOKYO, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Japan’s climate company stated Thursday that the mercury reached 40 levels centigrade in a central Japan metropolis as scorching warmth continues to grip the Japanese archipelago.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) stated that Thursday’s excessive was 40 levels in Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, on the Sea of Japan, tying with this yr’s report excessive logged in Date City in Fukushima Prefecture on August 5.
Temperatures climbed to 39.6 levels in Sanjo City, Niigata Prefecture, and 39.3 levels in Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, stated the JMA.
Weather officers stated it was the primary time that the temperature has topped 38 levels in Aomori within the nation’s north since record-taking started.
The JMA warned that the warmth will linger on Friday, with the day’s excessive anticipated to hit 39 levels in Tottori City, Toyooka City in Hyogo Prefecture and Nagaoka City in Niigata Prefecture.