Experts said the flowers’ surprise appearance was probably linked to extreme weather events in Japan in recent weeks. Photo: Kyodo

Typhoons have ‘tricked’ Japanese cherry blossoms into arriving several months before schedule

More than 350 reports of premature blossoms have been reported, starting on the southwestern island of Kyushu and continuing across the archipelago as far north as Hokkaido

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Experts said the flowers’ surprise appearance was probably linked to extreme weather events in Japan in recent weeks. Photo: Kyodo
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