Daytime Highs Top 40 Degrees In Niigata, Yamagata

Daytime highs top 40 degrees in Niigata, Yamagata

Warm air from a severe tropical storm has brought a heatwave to areas facing the Japan Sea, with especially high temperatures in the Hokuriku region and northeastern Japan.

In Tainai City, Niigata Prefecture, the mercury had risen to 40.7 degrees by 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. In the Teradomari district of Nagaoka City, the temperature climbed to 40.6 degrees. Sanjo City had a high of 40 degrees.

15 Min. For Lunch At Most Yokohama Jr. Highs

15 min. for lunch at most Yokohama jr. highs

A survey shows that more than 90 percent of public junior high schools in Yokohama City, near Tokyo, allotted only 15 minutes for student lunches in the last fiscal year.

The city's board of education surveyed all 148 public junior high schools in response to concerns raised by parents.

Highs To Reach 39 Degrees In Some Parts Of Japan

Highs to reach 39 degrees in some parts of Japan

Extreme heat is expected to continue across Japan on Thursday, with highs of 39 degrees Celsius forecast in some areas.

The Meteorological Agency says temperatures are being pushed up nationwide by a dominant high-pressure system.

Arenacross Uk Brings Highs And Lows For Honda Riders

Arenacross UK brings highs and lows for Honda ridersThe Arenacross UK tour arrived at the LG Arena in Birmingham on Saturday for round three of the high-octane series. It was a mixed weekend for Buildbase Honda riders, Elliot Banks-Browne and Brad Anderson, and Dave Thorpe Off Road Centre contenders, Angelo Pellegrini and Luke Arbon, all of whom compete aboard the Honda CRF450R.