Fierce heat has continued in Japan

People walk in extreme heat at Asakusa district in Tokyo on July 24. Japan has endured a heatwave for over 10 days which saw the mercury hit 41 degrees Celsius (106F) in Kumagaya on July 23, a new national record. Over 22,647 people were treated for heat stroke over one week and at least 65 died. Photo: AFP/ Yomiuri Shimbun

August 9, 2018 1:07 PM (UTC+8)