Japan heatwave: Warnings issued amid scorching temperatures
SEE ALSO :Tokyo 2020 propose earlier marathon timeThe Japanese education ministry told schools to take thorough measures to prevent heat stroke after a six-year-old boy died following an outdoor class in Aichi Prefecture on Tuesday. Japan's meteorological agency urged people to drink sufficient water to prevent heat exhaustion. The temperatures are also complicating flood recovery efforts in western Japan, as many volunteers struggle with the heat. More than 200 people were killed in the floods and mudslides triggered by record rainfall earlier this month.