Kyoto sizzles in record heat

Kyoto sizzles in record heat

The mercury continued to soar across the nation with Kyoto topping 38 degrees Celsius for seven days running.

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Jellyfish bloom in Yokohama river

Jellyfish bloom in Yokohama river

A river in Yokohama sees an outbreak of jellyfish.

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Flooding and landslides leave railroads paralyzed

Flooding and landslides leave railroads paralyzed

This month's deadly flooding and landslides in western Japan deprived people of their means of transportation.

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Extreme heat cooks Japan

Extreme heat cooks Japan

More than 130 people are taken to hospitals for heatstroke in Tokyo as the mercury soars in the nation.

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Dangerous heat wave continues

Dangerous heat wave continues

Maximum temperatures hit 40.7 in Tajimi, central Japan as sweltering heat continues across the country.

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More SDF troops deployed to remove trash


More SDF troops deployed to remove trash


Japan deploys additional Self-Defense Force troops to remove rain disaster debris in hard-hit Kurashiki.

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Hundreds of landslides in Hiroshima hamper recovery

Hundreds of landslides in Hiroshima hamper recovery

More than 260 landslides in Hiroshima Prefecture hamper recovery in the wake of the record rain disaster in western Japa...

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Scorching heat continues


Scorching heat continues


Scorching heat continues as a summer high pressure system covers the Japanese archipelago.

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Schools reopen in rain-ravaged western Japan

Schools reopen in rain-ravaged western Japan

Schools reopen while the search for missing people continues in rain- ravaged western Japan.

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Death toll from rain climbs to 210

Death toll from rain climbs to 210

The death toll from the torrential rain in Western Japan reached 210. The search for missing people still continues.

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