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Japan : Snowstorm : 2012/11/27

Duration 2012/11/27
Country or District Japan
Name Snowstorm
Outline A snowstorm cut power to as many as 56,000 households in Hokkaido, Japan on 27 November 2012.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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The Mainichi Newspapers 2012/11/28
A total of 290 people whose household heating equipment was paralyzed by the power outage spent the night at evacuation shelters set up in Noboribetsu as well as six other cities and towns, the Hokkaido prefectural government said.