Almost like someone flipped an enormous red leaf-emblazoned switch, Tokyo practically went from summer to autumn overnight. A change that, after the seemingly never-ending heat, was very welcome indeed. The humidity has all but gone, and the evenings are wonderfully cool — it’s bliss, basically.
Or at least it is if you have a home. But for those that don’t, it marks the beginning of longer and ever colder nights. Conditions that for the young and fit would be awful, but for the old weak, possibly fatal.