More than 100 people have died in Tokyo since the beginning of August, the Russian satellite news agency quoted NHK as saying. < p > < p > in the four days from August 14 to 17, 24 people died of heatstroke in the Japanese capital. Since the beginning of the month, 103 people have died in Tokyo. Over 70% of the dead were over 80 years old. Nearly 13000 people were hospitalized and 30 died in Japan last week, according to the fire department. < / P > < p > since the beginning of August, extremely hot weather has occurred in almost all parts of Japan. Temperatures in Tokyo and other areas have reached 37 – 38 degrees. On August 17, the highest temperature of 41.1 degrees was recorded in Shizuoka county. The weather department has warned that the heat wave will not subside before the end of the week.