Record heat hits Hokkaido, Japan

Record heat hits Hokkaido, Japan
Record heat hits Hokkaido, Japan
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An unprecedented heat swept Hokkaido (Japan), where numerous records are set almost every day. Very high temperatures are expected to continue for the next 14 days.

One of the most notable records on July 27 was recorded in Asahikawa.

The city recorded 36.2 ° C (97.1 ° F) on July 27, breaking the previous record of 36 ° C (96.8 ° F) set on August 7, 1989.

Other notable records include Teshio in the Rumoi region, which recorded 33.8 ° C (92.8 ° F), breaking the previous record of 32.5 ° C (90.5 ° F) set on August 2, 1982; Ishikari Numata in Hokkaido Sorachi, where 36.5 ° C (97.7 ° F) was recorded, breaking the previous record of 35.7 ° C (96.2 ° F) set on August 7, 1989; and Kimobetsu in the Siribeshi region, where 34.1 ° C (93.3 ° F) was recorded, breaking the previous record of 33.4 ° C (92.1 ° F) set on August 10, 1994.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued an early warning for a very high temperature from August 1-9, which will affect almost the entire country.

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