Gallery: Japan’s Deadly Heat Wave
Aug. 18, 2020
A man uses a portable fan to cool off Monday in Tokyo. At least 53 people have died of heatstroke this month in the Japanese capital, with a growing number showing symptoms of heatstroke, national broadcaster NHK reported.
Children play among water jets Sunday in Gifu prefecture.
Men bask in the sun Saturday at a beach.
A pedestrian covers his head with a towel Sunday amid the scorching heat.
A boy balances a bottle of water on his head to cool down on Aug. 11 amid the heat wave in Isesaki. The temperature rose as high as 40.5 C in the city that day.
People flock to a beach Saturday in the city of Kamakura as the heat wave sweeps the region.