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Beware of heavy snowfall along northern Kanto and Tama center

Beware of heavy snowfall along northern Kanto and Tama center

Snow falls over a wide area of ​​Kanto Koshin due to the effects of low pressure and cold, and there are some places in the plains of southern Kanto, such as Tokyo and Saitama. The snow will continue for several hours after this, and heavy snow may occur along the northern Kanto area and the Tama region of Tokyo.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, a low pressure with a front is passing through the southern shore of the Kanto region, and strong cold air flows into the sky at this time.

Since the early morning of 29th, snow has intensified along the northern part of the Kanto region and the Koshin mountains, and since the morning rain has turned into snow in the plains of the southern Kanto region, such as the 23 wards of Tokyo, and it has become snowy.

The Meteorological Agency announced a heavy snow warning throughout Tama in Tokyo before 10 am.

At 11 am, snow cover is 27 cm in Karuizawa Town, Nagano Prefecture, 22 cm in Kusatsu Town, Gunma Prefecture, 12 cm in Fujikawaguchiko Town, Yamanashi Prefecture, and 1 cm in Kumagaya, Maebashi, and Utsunomiya City, Saitama Prefecture. Has become.

Snow is expected to continue for a few hours after this and maybe heavy snow, especially along the mountains in northern Kanto and the Tama region of Tokyo.

The amount of snow falling in the 24 hours until the morning of the 30th is large, い ず れ 20 cm along the mountains in the northern part of Kanto, 15 cm in the Koshin region, ▽ from Hakone to the Tama region and Chichibu region, and the plains in the northern Kanto region. It is expected to be 10 cm in the southern part of Kanto and 5 cm in the plain.

The expected total snowfall in Tokyo by 3:00 pm on the 29th is ▽ 20 cm in the western part of Tama, 10 10 cm in the northern and southern parts of Tama, 8 8 cm in the western part of Tokyo 23 wards, and 5 cm in the eastern part. Is likely to reach.

The Japan Meteorological Agency is wary of the impact on traffic caused by snow and freezing on the road surface and is calling for attention to avalanches along the mountains.

Trains are operated normally

JR lines, private railways and subway lines in the Tokyo metropolitan area have been operating as usual since the first train on the 29th. In addition, the Tokaido Shinkansen and the Shinkansen of Tohoku, Akita, Yamagata, Joetsu, and Hokuriku have been operating as usual since the first train on the 29th.

Railway companies want to see the latest information on their websites.

On the other hand, 20 domestic flights were canceled on the 29th, from 7:00 am to 10:00 am by Japan Airlines, including flights connecting Haneda with New Chitose and Fukuoka.

Currently, there are no cancellations or cancellations by other airlines due to the effects of snow. However, airlines have stated that there may be delays depending on how the snow falls in the future, Calls for information.

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