In Uto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, on the 18th, a family member found a woman in her 50s lying unconscious in her house, and her death was confirmed. It means that there is a suspicion of heat stroke.
On the morning of the 18th, a 90-year-old woman living in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, was found collapsed in her house and later died of symptoms that appeared to be heat stroke.
In Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, a man in his 90s died of suspected heat stroke on the 17th.
In Matsuyama City, an elderly man who was working outdoors was taken to a hospital on suspicion of heat stroke on the 17th and was confirmed dead.
Uto Kumamoto, female in her 50s
According to the Uki Metropolitan Union Fire Department in Kumamoto Prefecture, a family member found a woman in her 18s lying unconscious in Uto City on the 50th and called the fire department.
The woman was taken to hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
Since you were in a room without air conditioning, you are suspected of heat stroke.
Gunma Ota, 90-year-old female
According to Gunma Prefecture and the fire department, shortly after 18:8 a.m. on the 90th, the fire department was notified that a <>-year-old woman had collapsed in a house in Ota City.
The woman was unconscious at the time of discovery and was taken to hospital, but died of symptoms that appeared to be heat stroke.
In Gunma Prefecture, the dangerous heat continues to exceed body temperature every day, and Gunma Prefecture urges people to be careful about heat stroke, such as replenishing water and salt frequently and using air conditioning appropriately.
Niigata Joetsu 98-year-old male
According to Niigata Prefecture and the fire department, the deceased was a 98-year-old man living in Joetsu City, who was found collapsed in the bathroom of a residence around 17 a.m. on the 8th and was taken to a hospital with symptoms that appeared to be heat stroke, but died.
In Joetsu City, the maximum temperature on the 16th was 35.3 degrees Celsius, and on the 17th, the maximum temperature was 33.1 degrees Celsius.
In response to this, Niigata Prefecture is calling on citizens to take measures against heat stroke, such as frequent hydration and appropriate use of air conditioners, and is also calling on local fire departments and municipalities to remind citizens of this.
Ehime Matsuyama Elderly man
According to the Matsuyama City Fire Department, an elderly man who was working outdoors in Matsuyama City was taken to a hospital on suspicion of heat stroke on the 17th, and his death was later confirmed.
On the 17th, the maximum temperature in Matsuyama City had risen to 34.4 degrees Celsius.