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How Japan keeps its cool when temps are high

How Japan keeps its cool when temps are high

PRI - Abigail Leonard

Japan has endured record-breaking heat the last few summers, and to cool off, some people perform uchimizu, the tradition of spreading water on roads and in front of homes to cool the air. It’s been shown to lower the surface temperature a few degrees. At a recent uchimizu event at the Higo-Hosokawa …

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