The Japan Meteorological Administration has issued a heavy snow warning for Tokyo. It was last announced over a year ago, writes Kyodo News.
Heavy snowfall is expected in 23 central areas of the Japanese capital. Snow cover can increase by five centimeters. Snowfall is expected to intensify by Friday evening. At the same time, it is possible that it will be replaced by rain, which will greatly complicate the situation on the roads. Residents of Saitama and Nagano prefectures are also being warned about bad weather.