Japan scrambles to avert power crunch amid record heat wave

Japan is scrambling to avert a power crunch as temperatures soar across the country, with the mercury topping 35°C in Tokyo. Officials have warned that scorching temperatures will persist over the next two weeks. The government has warned of possible power shortages as the country endures this unusually intense heat wave. Much of Japan would normally be experiencing the rainy season at this time of year. Households and businesses in Tokyo and the surrounding areas have been asked to reduce their electricity consumption.

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