July 9th, 2011, Tokyo, Japan - The scorching summer sun bakes gates of a Shinto shrine at Tokyos Ueno Park on sweltering Saturday afternoon, July 9, 2011. The mercury hit 32 degrees Celsius as the rainy season for the Kanto region,inclding the Tokyo metropolitan area, officially ended on Saturday. The Meteorological Agency predicts temperatures in the Kanto area will be higher than average in the three-month period from July, and severe late-summer heat will persist to September. The agency called for precautions for possible heatstroke if people refrain too much from using air conditioning amid the nationwide power-saving drive. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/Aflo) [3615] -mis-

Details

Heat Wave Hits Tokyo
July 9th, 2011, Tokyo, Japan - The scorching summer sun bakes gates of a Shinto shrine at Tokyos Ueno Park on sweltering Saturday afternoon, July 9, 2011. The mercury hit 32 degrees Celsius as the rainy season for the Kanto region,inclding the Tokyo metropolitan area, officially ended on Saturday. The Meteorological Agency predicts temperatures in the Kanto area will be higher than average in the three-month period from July, and severe late-summer heat will persist to September. The agency called for precautions for possible heatstroke if people refrain too much from using air conditioning amid the nationwide power-saving drive. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/Aflo) [3615] -mis-

Filename: aflo_ayfa004702.jpg
Photographer: Natsuki Sakai/Aflo
Source: Aflo
Date 9 Jul 2011
Location: Tokyo Japan
Credit: Natsuki Sakai/Aflo
Copyright: Natsuki Sakai/Aflo
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Restrictions: JAPAN OUT, NO THIRD PARTY SALES
Direct Link:
Keywords:
Tokyo
Japan
Heat
Hits Tokyo
sweltering Saturday
afternoon
32 degrees Celsius
summer
standing
news
scorching
lens flare
sunbeams
sunlight