- This is the lowest snowfall since 1961, due to which the most talked about event is Ski Jumping World Cup.
- The Snow Festival in Seporo will begin January 31, with 24 inches of snow required for the game; 5-5 tons of ice was ordered from 6 thousand trucks
On one side, many countries of Asia are troubled by snowfall, while Japan has got only 8 inches of snow even after half of January has passed. Whereas in previous years 40 inches of snow fell during this period. This is the lowest snowfall since 1961. Due to this, the most popular event is the Ski Jumping World Cup. Because 24 inches of snow is necessary for this game. It was to begin on January 17. The biggest snow festival is not happening in Seporo too. These are big events in terms of tourism. According to Tokyo University Professor Kevin Short, this has happened due to global warming and Australia’s fire. The results will be seen in the form of major storms and rains in the future. On the other hand, Yamagata Mayor Takahiro Sato says that there is no possibility of heavy snowfall recently, so we are using the option so that tourists do not have to be disappointed.
This year, traditional events will not be possible.
The Meteorological Agency of Japan says that so far the average snowfall has been 48%. The last time the Snow Festival was replicated in the world’s famous buildings. But this year due to lack of snow, we will not be able to do so. The event is to start from 31 January. For this, 5-5 tons of ice has been demanded from 6 thousand trucks. At the same time, the traditional event of throwing the bride and groom in the snow will not be possible in Tokamachi province.