Heavy snowfalls occurred in western Japan, which led to a collapse of the transport system, according to NHK.
In the prefectures of Hyogo and Shiga, which are located on the island of Honshu, During the day, more than 70 centimeters of snow fell, which led to the fact that the transport stopped moving.
Due to bad weather, dozens of domestic passenger flights were canceled. According to press reports, in Shige Prefecture, the train fell into a snow trap and almost 200 passengers spent the night in carriages.
Traffic jams are also observed.