January 14, 2011

Over 300 Japanese customers perished in summer heat wave 2010




" intensely hot weather continues across Japan this summer...the nationwide death toll to 305..since July 17th, when the annual rainy season ended...The Tokyo Medical Examiner's office says all of the victims died either in a room without air-conditioning or when such a device was turned off.



Source:300 killed by heatstroke in Japan since late July
NHK WORLD
2010/08/20
http://www.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_22.html

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