Students in Kyoto try to beat the heat with wet towels. Photo: Kyodo

Health warnings for tourists as Japan swelters during record heatwave

  • More than 460 people were admitted to hospitals for treatment for heatstroke over the weekend
  • Japan’s Environment Ministry has even launched a campaign encouraging men to carry parasols
Topic |   Japan

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Students in Kyoto try to beat the heat with wet towels. Photo: Kyodo
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