By 5 p.m. Monday, the city of Fukui saw 3 feet (92 cm) of snow, five times more than an average year. The cities of Toyama and Niigata marked 52 cm and 24 cm of snow, respectively.
13 Feb 2018 – At least five people died in prefectures facing the Sea of Japan and elsewhere as heavy snowfall hit the areas Monday, according to a Kyodo News tally.
Heavy snowfall is expected to continue in Sea of Japan coastal areas through Tuesday.
A woman walks during heavy snow in Fukui on Monday.
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