Heavy snowfall hit Hokkaido, while a record snowfall of 2.05 m was recorded in the city of Iwamizawa.
This led to traffic violations in the city. trains stopped and water supplies were cut in the neighboring town of Bibai, where more than 39,000 households were affected.
It is snowing heavily in Hokkaido, especially in the Sorachi area. The city of Iwamizawa was covered with snow 2.05 m thick.