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37 Suspected Heatstroke Cases in Fukuoka Amid Scorching Heat

Fukuoka experienced severe heat on July 8, with temperatures exceeding 35°C. The heat led to 37 suspected heatstroke cases, including the death of an elderly man found in a field in Chikugo City. Kitakyushu Airport recorded 35.6°C, and 14 other locations saw similar temperatures, marking the hottest day of the year. Heatstroke alerts have been issued for three consecutive days, urging residents to take precautions. Authorities stress the importance of hydration and staying cool as the heatwave continues. Source: TNC

37 Suspected Heatstroke Cases in Fukuoka Amid Scorching Heat

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Jul 9, 2024 / Last Updated: Jul 9, 2024

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