Snow, stormy weather heads for western, central Japan
Japan Times -- Jan 23
An incoming cold air mass is set to unleash stormy weather across Japan, with the western, southwestern and central parts of the country being warned to prepare for heavy snowfall and strong winds, the Meteorological Agency said Saturday.

The severe weather is predicted to last through Monday, with temperatures in the western and southwestern areas expected to fall sharply below seasonal averages, the agency said, warning of traffic disruptions, frozen water pipes and crop damage.

By 6 a.m. Sunday, the Hokuriku and Chugoku regions are forecast to get up to 40 centimeters of snow, with 30 cm falling in the Tohoku, Tokai, Kinki and northern Kyushu regions, and 15 cm to 20 cm in the Kanto-Koshin, Shikoku and southern Kyushu regions.

関東で再び雪が降りそうです。平野部でも積雪や路面の凍結に注意が必要です。 本州の南を進む低気圧の影響で、関東は23日夕方以降、広い範囲で雪が降る見込みです­。24日朝までに降る雪の量は、北部の山沿いで最大10センチの予想です。
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