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Snowstorm wreaks havoc in Japan, 14 killed, 87 injured, watch the video 

Since last December 17, 14 people have died due to continuous heavy snowfall in some areas of Japan for a week. At the same time, 87 people have been injured.

14 people died due to a snowstorm in Japan. (Photo-Twitter)

  • 1 m 20 cm of snow was observed in rural areas of Japan’s Niigata Prefecture.
  • 14 people have died due to heavy snowfall.

Tokyo. The havoc of Snow Storm is now being seen in America as well as in Japan. There has been heavy snowfall in some parts of Japan since December 17, due to which 14 people died and 87 were injured. 1 m 20 cm snowfall has been observed in rural areas of Niigata Prefecture, Japan. There has been a blackout in the area due to snowfall since Saturday. There was no electricity in about two thousand houses. Meteorological Department officials have asked people to be cautious and avoid going to non-essential places.

Both rail and air services have been affected due to snowfall. According to the report, there has been heavy snowfall in the northern parts of Japan for the past week amidst the severe winter. Most of the roads are covered with snow, due to which hundreds of vehicles are stranded. The local administration has appealed to the residents in the affected areas to be careful while clearing snow from the roofs. According to the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the power supply to some 20,000 homes was disrupted on Christmas morning. 

Heavy snowfall caused an electric power transmission tower to collapse on Japan’s northernmost main island. However, power was restored in most areas later the same day. Dozens of trains and flights were suspended in northern Japan as of Sunday, according to the transport ministry, but most services had resumed.

A woman was found dead on Saturday buried under a thick pile of snow on her roof that suddenly fell on her in the city of Nagai in Yamagata Prefecture, about 300 km (180 miles) north of Tokyo, the disaster management agency said. Let us tell you that the snowstorm continues to wreak havoc in America, where more than 25 people have died. At the same time, lakhs of people are forced to live in darkness in many areas.



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