Record snowfall in Japan: in pictures
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Snow has accumulated to record depths, in excess of five metres, in the Japan. More snow fell in northern Japan over the weekend, and at least eight people died as people become trapped in their cars and buried underneath the heavy snow. A travelling from to northern Japan also derailed, however no one was injured.of in Northern
Wikimedians provided pictures of the snow for Wikinews.
- Junko Ogura and Paul Armstrong. "Heavy snow claims eight lives in northern Japan" — , March 5, 2013
- Jill Reilly and Helen Lawson. "Entombed in snow: Mother and three children killed in car buried by drifts as icy storm claims nine lives in Japan" — , March 4, 2013
- "Japan's record snowfall still not the deepest ever" — , March 1, 2013