• Kyodo


The worst snowstorm to hit the Tokai region in four decades abated Friday morning as the nation returned to work after the New Year’s holidays.

But while snowfall weakened in many localities in the region, travelers and commuters still faced delays as trains operated in go-slow mode from the first run in the morning and workers struggled to clear snow from roads.

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