Tag Archives: Japan Heatwave 2010

Japan Heatwave Kills 170, Sends More Than 54,000 To Hospital

Tokyo (AFP) Sept 14, 2010 – At least 170 people have died from heatstroke and more than 54,000 have been rushed to hospital in Japan’s hottest summer on record, the government said Tuesday. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said

Japan endures hottest summer ever

Japan has endured its hottest summer since records began in 1898, the meteorological agency said Wednesday, during a heatwave that saw thousands of people taken to hospital suffering heatstroke. The average temperature nationwide between June and August was 1.64 degrees