In the south of Japan for the first time in 110 years it snowed

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16.01.11.Moschnye snowstorms that struck Japan on Sunday, covered a number of areas, including the area with a subtropical climate in the south gosudrastva where these sediments meteorologists did not record since 1901.

Around 200,000 people were held hostage disaster. Snowstorms have caused disruptions in transport on the coast of the Sea of Japan. Trains, including the high-speed "Shinkansen", come with a delay of up to two hours. Behind schedule, more than 300 compositions, ITAR-TASS reported.

Bad weather has caused disruptions in air transport. In the morning, ran aground off the coast of the prefecture of Aichi Panamanian-flagged cargo ship "Clipper-Izumo" displacement of about 11 tons.

Record snow cover is fixed at a local resort in the north of the island of Honshu. It fell 3 meters precipitation.

Forecasters warned of strong winds on the west coast and the north-eastern Honshu, where the wave height is 6 meters. Binge elements continue into Monday.

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