Yellow sand from China reduced visibility in many parts of the nation Saturday and will continue to drift over the archipelago through Sunday afternoon, the Meteorological Agency said.
Visibility was reduced to 5 km in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, and in the city of Saga in the morning, and to 6 km in Nagasaki. The cities of Fukuoka, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya saw visibility drop to 8 km.
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