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In Photos, Japan In A Rare Occurrence Of Snow During Cherry Blossom Season
By Anthea Quay, 12 Apr 2013
Cherry blossom season in Japan only happens when it’s spring.
That is why when snowfall happened with all the fully-bloomed cherry blossoms yesterday, the residents in Nagano prefecture were out-and-out surprised.
The rare occurrence—probably brought about by global warming, or just the strange weather that’s been happening worldwide—was one in a million, with two beautiful natural elements of flowers and snow appearing simultaneously.
Nagano prefecture was turned into a magical winter wonderland.
In a post by Johnny of Spoon & Tamago, features crowd-sourced images of the extraordinary phenomenon captured by some of Nagano prefecture’s residents.
Check them out below:
[via Spoon & Tamago]
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