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Thousands stranded at Japan airport after heavy snow

Thousands stranded at Japan airport after heavy snow

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by December 26, 2016 World News

Heavy snow in northern Japan caused transport chaos over the holiday weekend, with flights and train services cancelled and thousands of passengers forced to camp out at a regional airport for three straight nights.

Sapporo on Hokkaido island had up to 96 centimeters (38 inches) of snow as of Friday night, the city’s heaviest snowfall in half a century, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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