Snowy Monday Captured

The first snow of the year fell last Monday, January 14. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, 7cm of snow fell in Tokyo and Chiba and the temperature in Tokyo last Monday noon was 0.8 degrees. This unusual event mixed in with excitement among children, but then there’s always a downside. In Tokyo, heavy snowfall tend to delayed or canceled many trains.

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Whether you’re enjoying the cold or dreading the frozen doors and rails, be sure to warm yourselves up and always stay safe. How was your week? Share with us your snowy Monday experience on the comments below!

Photos by Katie McGregor and Ciara Lynch

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