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High temperatures grip much of Japan on Sunday

各地で今年一番の暑さに 全国初の“猛暑日”も

NHK -- May 29
Unseasonable heat gripped much of Japan on Sunday, when some cities in the Kanto region saw the mercury exceed 35 degrees Celsius.

Sunny skies prevailed across many places, bringing temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius to a wide area.

Daytime highs reached 35.2 degrees in Takasaki City in Gunma Prefecture, and in Sano City in Tochigi Prefecture, topping 35 degrees for the first time this year.

Central Tokyo experienced its hottest day of this season, with a reading of 31.2 degrees.

The heat wave is projected to continue on Monday. Weather officials are advising people to drink water frequently to prevent heatstroke.

May 29 (FNNプライムオンライン) - 29日は関東、東海を中心に気温が上昇し、東京では、2022年初めての真夏日となりました。  ...continue reading

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