January 15 According to a report by Japan’s Kyodo News Agency, due to the extremely strong cold current, heavy snow has fallen in many places in Japan in recent days. As of the 15th, 65 people have been killed, of whom the majority are over 65 years old.
According to the report, in recent days, many places centered on the coast of the Sea of Japan have snowed heavily. In some areas, the thickness of snow has reached more than two meters.
65 people have died of accidental fall off the roof while removing snow. Among them, Niigata and Akita prefectures each have 13 people, Hokkaido and Yamagata prefectures have 9 people, Aomori prefectures, Fukui prefectures 6, Iwate prefectures, Iwate prefectures, Fushan Prefectures, and Fuzu Prefectures, and one person each died.
The Japanese government has earlier sent land self-defense forces to various places to carry out snow removal operations.
Meteorological experts warned, “It’s only January now, and the disaster is developing too fast.
The severity of this disaster should be recognized as early as possible.” Overseas Network Wang Xiluo)