In Japan, more than 250 people were injured due to snow

© REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Napsnap in Japan. 22 January 2018In Japan, more than 250 people were injured due to snow© REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

More than 250 people were injured as a result of snowfall in the Japanese prefectures of Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, and at least one person was killed, follows from the data of fire services.

So, in Chiba Prefecture on the move because of the snow stuck car, the driver emerged from her, to push or to clear the path of snow, was mortally hit by a train.

In Tokyo over night, the snow depth was 23 cm. The last time such a snowfall in the Japanese capital was observed four years ago.

The evening in Tokyo there had been serious irregularities in the transport. The lag in the movement of trains has led to the fact that several hundred people she missed her connection for the last train. Railway company Japan Railways East had to provide passengers with the train as a place to sleep.

At Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo and Tokyo airport Haneda was canceled 337 flights. Only in Narita 9 thousand passengers spent the night in the lobbies. The airline carried out the results of blankets and food.

In the tunnel Yamanote line in Tokyo, not moving a few dozen cars. Drivers were forced to leave their cars and evacuate through the emergency exit.

Despite the fact that by Tuesday morning the snow had ended, continued disruptions in the transport. Some schools because of this canceled the first lessons.

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