With Tokyoâ€™s summer heat and unpredictable weather likely to prove a severe headache during the 2020 Olympics, sports bodies are using every resource at their disposal to prepare athletes and spectators for extreme conditions.
Several organizations have turned to a weather forecasting company to feed them firsthand meteorological data in a bid to understand what to expect during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which will be held in July and August, Japanâ€™s hottest months.
â€œThe weather cannot be changed â€” thereâ€™s absolutely nothing we can do about it. What it comes down to is how well athletes prepare for it,â€ said Kazuo Asada, who runs the sports meteorology team at Weathernews Inc., based in Chiba Prefecture.
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