– 14 people were reported killed by a heat wave that hit the region in Japan since this weekend. This incident occurred after a major flood in the country occurred.

Quoted by Reuters on Tuesday (17/7/2018), Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) states, the air temperature on Monday (16/7) local time, which is a national holiday, reaching above 39 degrees Celsius in some areas.

The high temperatures make it difficult to restore in areas previously flooded.

JMA call, the air temperature is combined with high humidity trigger dangerous conditions.

Local media reports say 14 people have been killed by this extreme temperature in Japan.

One of the dead was a 90-year-old grandmother who was found unconscious in a field. Thousands of other people have to undergo treatment at the hospital due to various injuries triggered by heat waves.