(Update) Over 39 C Recorded in Aichi Pref

The Yomiuri Shimbun
People walk in the strong sunlight on Monday afternoon in Chuo Ward, Tokyo.

Temperatures rose into the late 30s across Japan on Monday, the last day of the three-day holiday.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, a temperature of 39.1 C was recorded in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, while the mercury reached 38.8 C in Koshu, Yamanashi Prefecture.