Temperatures dropped in Hokkaido on Friday morning with Asahikawa experiencing light snowfall, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The agency said the mercury fell to levels normally experienced in mid-October, NTV reported. A cold air mass brought below-zero temperatures to 17 locations, including Takinouecho, Horokanai and Kimobetsucho. In Sapporo, the morning low was 6.6 degrees, the agency said.
Asahikawa reported its first snowfall of the season, 11 days earlier than average.© Japan Today