The calendar is not Christmas, but decided to treat nature with snow north of Japan just now. And so it is that the Japanese have no joy. Once in the town on the island of Hokkaido Ivamidzava snowstorm, snow depth is up to 2 meters.
According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, it is the most snow in the city since 1946. And calculate the exact amount of snowfall is not yet possible, because most of the measuring equipment damaged storm.
For many residents of the weather was literally a surprise. To free himself from the snow captivity, took up shovels even office workers municipal departments.
Bus and train to the city temporarily halted.
Source: New Tang Dynasty Television