Japan’s June flames out with record heat, but power crunch averted

Japan's June flames out with record heat, but power crunch averted

TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) – Japan’s electricity grid creaked on Thursday under the strain of Tokyo’s hottest June since records began, but a power crunch that could have deprived tens of millions of electricity was narrowly averted and authorities prepared to lift warnings. Temperatures of nearly 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) were marked in some parts … Read more