The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo
The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo

‘Least snow I’ve seen in my life’: climate change in Japan worries experts and tourism operators

  • The city of Sapporo is having to truck in snow for its annual festival, while some ski resorts have closed early in Hokkaido’s mildest winter on record
  • Experts say there are fears the changing climate could see more, larger typhoons and a lack of water in the summertime

Topic |   Japan
The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo
The city of Sapporo has ordered trucks to carry in snow for its annual festival due to reduced snowfall. Photo: Kyodo
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