Published: December 19, 2020
While parts of the Northeast U.S. were getting buried by more than three feet (or around a meter) of snow earlier this week, the high terrain of Japan dealt with about twice that much. Extreme snowfall totaling seven feet (or about 2 meters) in spots snarled travel and buried roadways, trapping more than 1,000 motorists on a clogged highway overnight Thursday.
Published: February 07, 2020
A carved and chiselled sculpture of a pair of a human hand holding turtles has won a three-man Thai team the grand prize at the Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan – its third straight championship there and ninth award overall.
Published: January 23, 2018
Heavy snowfall and icy conditions in Tokyo injured dozens of people, grounded flights and paralysed some train services Monday after Japan's weather agency issued its first snow warning for the city in four years.
Published: March 30, 2017
Winter is dancer-choreographer Yang Liping’s favourite season. “When big snowflakes fall, everything seems quiet and peaceful,” says Yang. The season has also inspired her latest work, "Peacock of Winter". It will be presented in Beijing from April 26 to May 2.