Japan is a country long in the north and south. Many snowfalls and piled up in the northern region and the inland parts of eastern Japan. It snowed in Tokyo the day before yesterday.

Snow, 雪

Snow falls several times a year also in other areas except Okinawa Prefecture which is the southernmost area. And sometimes snow will be piled  up few centimeters to several tens of centimeters. However, in except snowy areas people are not used to snow and sometimes traffic is confused. The operation of the train stops and some drivers give up driving and leave the car on the road. In such areas the government can not cost snow countermeasures for just a few days.

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