Japan urges people to save electricity in the midst of continuous hot weather Temperatures hit the heaviest in 150 years

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Japan urges people to save electricity in the midst of continuous hot weather Temperatures hit the heaviest in 150 years

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The Japanese government urges residents of Tokyo and nearby areas to saveสล็อต ทดลองเล่นฟรี ถอนได้electricity. to avoid the problem of power shortage As temperatures continue to heat up, the demand for electricity increases.

The Japanese capital, Tokyo, is experiencing the hottest temperatures for the fourth day in a row, with daytime temperatures measuring 35.1 degrees Celsius as of 1:00 p.m. local time. This is the highest number in June. Since the beginning of the official record in the year 1875, while the Bureau of Meteorology expects Temperatures in Tokyo will hit 36 ​​degrees Celsius on Thursday (June 30).

The hot weather prompted the government to advise residents to refrain from wearing masks in the open for safety. But many people still wear masks due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. As a result, there are more people who are hospitalized with heat stroke.

In addition, the warmer weather also increases the demand for electricity. Meanwhile, Japan's power generation capacity remains tight. Since many nuclear power plants have been unable to resume production since the country's massive earthquake in March 2011, the Japanese government has to ask people to turn off unnecessary power for three hours since. 15.00-18.00 hrs. to avoid potential energy crises

According to the disclosure of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Increasing demand for electricity has reduced backup capacity in Tokyo and nearby areas to near the government-recorded minimum of 3%, which, if lower, could be at risk. Power shortages and power outages

However, the ministry said it was seeking measures to meet the increasing demand for electricity. including sourcing power from other service providers It is complemented by the production capacity of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), an electricity provider in Tokyo and surrounding areas.
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