Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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Military deployed as Japan snowfall leaves thousands without power, vehicles stranded

  • PM Suga said the military is being deployed to help residents after 10,000 households lost electricity and 1,000 vehicles got stuck on roads
  • The heavy snowfall was centred on Niigata and Gunma prefectures, which have had about 2 metres of snow over three days

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Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Trucks are stranded on a major road in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, after heavy snow in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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