As the world continues to experience unusually high temperatures, the Japanese archipelago is also experiencing a heat wave with temperatures approaching 40 degrees.
According to local public broadcaster NHK, the high temperature in Hatoyama, a town in Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo, reached 39.6 degrees on the 30th.
In the Kanto region, the cities of Isesaki and Tatebayashi in Gunma Prefecture and Kumagaya in Saitama Prefecture all had high temperatures above 39 degrees.
The highest temperature in the center of Tokyo was recorded at 36.2 degrees.
The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued heat stroke warnings for most of the country, except for Hokkaido and Akita prefecture in northeastern Honshu.
The Japan Meteorological Agency predicted that the heat wave with extremely high temperatures will continue until around the fourth of next month.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced that 39 patients had been taken to hospitals due to heat stroke by 3 p.m. that day.
In Higashimurayama, Tokyo, a couple, a man in his 90s and a woman in her 80s, were found dead in bed the previous day.
Fire officials are investigating the exact cause of death, believing that the couple likely died of heat stroke, 먹튀검증토토사이트 given that their air conditioner had been turned off.