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Japan: Heat Wave: 2020/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/08
Country or District Japan
Event Type Heat Wave
Outline A total of 12,804 people were taken to hospital by ambulance due to symptoms of heatstroke in Japan on 10-16 August 2020.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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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.