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While the mercury soared to 38.6 C in the city of Isezaki in Gunma, three other cities also saw temperatures rise above the 38 C line, with the city of Tatebayashi recording 38.4 C, and the cities of Kumagaya and Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture registering 38.2 C and 38.1 C.
Temperatures topped 35 C at 90 observation points across the archipelago, including Shiojiri in Nagano Prefecture which saw a record high of 35.5 C, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The weather agency said the heat will continue Sunday and called on people to take precautions against heatstroke.
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