Tokyo sees first snow of season on New Year's Eve
Japan Times -- Dec 31
The capital saw its first snowfall of the season on Sunday as cold air gripped eastern Japan with the approach of a low pressure system, the Meteorological Agency said.

Snowfall was observed in the Otemachi business district, where the Meteorological Agency is located, around 8:30 a.m.

It came three days earlier than average and 37 days later than last year, when an unusual bout of snow disrupted traffic in the metropolitan area on Nov. 24.

Temperatures in Tokyo remained under 5 degrees after dropping to around 2.2 early Sunday, according to the agency.

News source: Japan Times
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