heat

Real-time shade information added to walking app from Navitime Japan

Let Navitime throw you some shade.

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Japan’s cooling body wipe sheets want to help you beat the heat, but which work and which don’t?

Testing 13 different body wipes to see which ones will get us through Japan’s hot, sticky summer.

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Nintendo issues warning to make sure your Switch can handle the heat this summer

In a country where a lot of people try to endure the summer heat, Nintendo warns that your gaming hardware might not be up to the task.

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Summer in Japan doesn’t feel like a Japanese summer this year, many are saying

Traditional natural signs of the season are missing.

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Japan Meteorological Agency suspects rainy season may end earlier than ever this year

Who stopped the rain?

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Japan’s intense heat wave has killed 79 people in Tokyo

Public health agency pleads with one group to take simple but critical precaution against heatstroke.

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Tokyo Olympics might allow you to take one, and only one, drink with you into sweltering stadiums

Organizing Committee considers relaxing rules for the Games during Japan’s always hot and humid summer.

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Tokyo loses 2020 Olympic marathon as IOC shifts race to another part of Japan

Heat and humidity in the capital judged risks to athletes’ safety and performance, so another Japanese city with an Olympic past will play host.

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Tokyo governor promotes silly Olympics umbrella hat, refuses to wear one herself

Tokyo governor sticks to silly hat plan, seemingly refuses to get on board herself.

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Can the “Beijing Bikini” help Tokyo bear the boiling heat during next year’s Games?

Some Chinese authorities want to put a stop to it, but might Japanese authorities be wise to encourage letting our guts fly free?

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Young Japanese man dies while sunbathing in his home garden

Don’t let the thermometer fool you into thinking you’re safer than you are in Japan in the summer.

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Tokyo announces new heat prevention measure for 2020 Olympics: umbrella hats!

It’s hard to tell whether making people look like mercenary swordsmen of feudal Japan was intentional or not.

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Tokyo’s riot cops finally win right to carry drinks on duty during Japan’s hottest summer ever

Because the mission is to serve and protect, not to get dehydrated and collapse.

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Is Tokyo hot enough this summer to cook curry on a car dashboard? We find out!

Are laziness, forgetfulness, and Japan’s record-breaking heat the ingredients to a great meal?

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We cook a monjayaki Japanese pancake on the hood of a car during Japan’s hottest summer ever【Vid】

Briquette-free barbecuing as the sun turns the hood of Japan’s cheapest car into a hot plate.

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Here’s how one Tokyo neighborhood mixes modern technology and traditional culture to beat the heat

Nihonbashi’s beautiful “minamo fireworks” and tempting goldfish sweets are part of its plan for fun even in record-breaking heat.

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Japanese summer is worse than summer in Death Valley, says our correspondent, a seasoned traveler

What makes Japanese summer more unbearable than the harsh heat of the desert?

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Japan’s record-setting heat wave is hot enough to melt anime figure ankles

Summer’s fury has no mercy for this fan’s Evangelion figure.

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Monday was the hottest day ever in Japan’s recorded history

Japan’s national and Tokyo temperature records fall on the same day as intense heat wave continues.

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