The coastal areas of the Sea of Japan in western Japan have experienced heavy snowfall for several days.Record snowfall in some areas.influenced by,On the 9th, the operation order of the Shinkansen was disrupted,The highway vehicle breakdown is serious,Some flights were cancelled,Affect the lives of local people.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency,As of the 9th,The thickness of snow in individual areas in Yamagata Prefecture is 280cm; in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, the snowfall exceeds 1m in 24 hours.Set a new record of snowfall since local observation records.
According to Japanese media reports,9th,A total of 12 people in Fukui Prefecture were sent to the hospital for treatment due to an accident caused by heavy snow.One of them died in his 80s; an old man in his 70s in Hokkaido was buried by heavy snow.Died after being sent to hospital.
Affected by heavy snow,The Tohoku Shinkansen was temporarily suspended,Many Shinkansen lines have been delayed.9th,At least 152 flights within Japan have been cancelled.
Japan Meteorological Agency: The north and west continue to snow today
The Japan Meteorological Agency announced thatSnow will continue to fall in northern and western Japan on the 10th,The thickness of the local snow cover will further increase,To remind residents to pay attention to the impact of snow and road icing on traffic,And prevent avalanches and other related disasters.