Temperatures soared across eastern and western Japan on Tuesday, brought on by a high pressure system, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. In many parts of the nation, the mercury was 10 degrees higher than Monday, with temperatures exceeding 25 degrees in 270 locations throughout the country.
The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Hita, Oita Prefecture, at 1 p.m., 28 degrees in Fukuoka and Kumamoto, 26 degrees in Nagoya and 25 degrees in Tokyo. Many workers out and about in central Tokyo could be seen carrying their jackets.
The Meteorological Agency said that temperatures will be about 5 degrees lower on Wednesday.© Japan Today