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Japan : Heavy Snow : 2018/02/04

GLIDE:  CW-2018-000019-JPN

Duration 2018/02/04
Country or District Japan
Name Heavy Snow
Outline Heavy snow has hit from northern, central and western Japan since 4 February 2018. So far 18 persons were killed and more than 300 were injured.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2018/02/06
A heavy snowfall in central Japan brought road traffic to a standstill on 6 February, trapping some 1,000 cars. Snow has reached 1.36 meters (54 inches) in Fukui prefecture, as of 2:00 p.m. (0500 GMT) on 6 February, the heaviest snowfall in nearly four decades in the region, a local meteorological observatory said.