Photo Report

Cooling Off With Water on Japan's Hot Summer Days ~ "Marunouchi de Uchimizu" in Tokyo

July 26, 2019

Minister Harada participated in "Uchimizu (sprinkling water)" event and demonstrated it with other event organizers including Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike. Uchimizu is the traditional practice in Japan to relieve the summer heat. The rainwater from the roofs of the surrounding buildings was reused for the event.

Sprinkled Water in front of the Tokyo Central Railway Station
Minister Harada along with Governor Koike and other participants
Minister Harada talked about Uchimizu, an ancient trick of cooling down to solve heat stress and to save energy