Sunday, 18 April 2021 09:06 GMT

Snow paralyzes Japanese transport, kills 16


(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Parts of Japan were brought almost to a standstill early Monday by heavy snow that fell over the weekend, causing up t



16 deaths and more than 1,000 injured, dpa quoted a news report as saying



Hundreds of cars have been trapped on a road in the centra

Prefecture of Nagano since late Friday and about 900 train passenger

Were also stranded in the prefecture, Asahi newspaper reported



The Japan Meteorological Agency warned of heavy snow and strong winds in the eastern part of the northern island of Hokkaido later Monday



Early Monday, stretches of several major highways in central, easter

And north-eastern Japan were closed off, and some train services wer

Suspended


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