Japan – Heavy snowfall cuts power to more than 50,000

Some 232 cm (7½ ft) of snowfall in the Sukayu hot spring resort in Aomori.

19 Jan 2016 – Vast quantities of snow has fallen on northern Japan, cutting power to more than 50,000 households and prompting an evacuation advisory for part of Hokkaido.

http://www.japanbullet.com/news/more-than-50-000-lose-power-as-northern-japan-hit-with-heavy-snowfall

http://www.japanbullet.com/images/2016/01/powerlosssnowjan19.jpg

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links