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Japan: Heat Wave: 2018/07/09
|Country or District||Japan|
|Event Type||Heat Wave|
|Outline||Scorching weather killed 77 people and sent more than 30,000 people to hospitals across Japan from July 9 to 22 July 2018.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Japan recorded its highest temperature ever 23 July 2018 as the mercury hit 41.1 in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, amid a deadly heat wave, the Meteorological Agency said. At least nine people died on 23 July.