Japan Daily News - 2023-06-15


Hello and welcome to today’s news from Japan Daily News on June 15th, 2023. Today, the Japanese Meteorological Agency warns of unstable atmospheric conditions in western and northern Japan, which may cause heavy rain with thunder and lightning. The police have arrested a female suspect in her 30s for allegedly spraying a substance on the face of an elderly female customer at a department store in Osaka, causing injury. The Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education issued a notice to schools to caution students against copying AI-generated homework answers during summer vacation. In the case of the shooting incident at a Ground Self-Defense Force shooting range in Gifu, it has been revealed that the suspect discharged four bullets one at a time, and the authorities are investigating the details of the incident. In Saga, elementary school students participated in a class on exploring creatures in the mud during a “tidal flat experience” to become familiar with the tidal flats of the Ariake Sea. In Aomori, the “hoisting” operation to place the large nebuta floats on the carts for the upcoming “Tohoku Bond Festival” was carried out. Finally, the “Hydrangea Festival” was held at the Kumano Nachi Taisha, a World Heritage site in Nachikatsuura Town, Wakayama, to pray for good health. And now for the weather. Today in Tokyo, it will be mostly cloudy with a high of 22 degrees Celsius and a chance of light rain in the afternoon and evening. And that’s all for today’s news. Thanks for listening to Japan Daily News.