Police said Sunday that 87 young women suffered ailments on Saturday night after a thunderstorm forced the cancelation of an outdoor concert by popular idol group NEWS in Tokyo's Minato Ward.
NTV reported that the concert was being held at Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium when the storm hit at around 7:30 p.m., accompanied by strong winds. Officials canceled the concert at 7:45 p.m. on the advice of the fire department and police.
Police said that 87 women and young girls, aged from 9 to 40, complained of illness. Of those, 41 suffered symptoms of hyperventilation and hypothermia, and were taken to hospital, NTV reported.© Japan Today