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June heat wave in Tokyo worst since 1875, power supply cracks under pressure

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked in scorching temperatures for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, as heat in the capital broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to face the specter of budget cuts. increase. The heat wave comes less than two weeks before a national …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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