Strong winds cancelled more than 180 domestic flights in Japan

Japan flightsMore than 180 domestic flights were canceled in Japan due to the story weather and strong winds, which were caused by the low pressure zone formed over the vast territory of the country. Most flights were canceled at the airports of the northern island of Hokkaido and on the south-western island of Kyushu.

On the island of Hokkaido, the strong winds also violated the railway communication. Over 100 trains were stopped. Interruptions in the movement of trains, including high-speed trains, are also observed in the south-west of the country.

According to the Chief Meteorological Agency, the wind speed in some regions reached 32 m/s on Thursday night. The windy weather in Japan will continue Friday. Its speed will be 25-28 m/s.

According to the forecast of meteorologists, on the northern island of Hokkaido may have heavy snowfalls, within a day to 70 cm. In the coastal areas there will be a rise in waves to 6-8 m.