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Japan:Heat Wave:2020/08

Duration2020/08 A total of 12,804 people were taken to hospital by ambulance due to symptoms of heatstroke in Japan on 10-16 August 2020.
Country or DistrictJapan
NameHeat Wave

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  • NHK 2020/08/24
    In Tokyo, the death toll from heatstroke in August now stands at 170.
  • NHK 2020/08/21
    The death toll in Tokyo from heatstroke this month totals 148.
  • NHK 2020/08/18
    People in Tokyo are struggling with the scorching summer heat. Health officials say 79 people died of heatstroke in the capital this month.
  • JIJI PRESS 2020/08/18
    Of the total, 30 people died, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said.
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