Tokyo Transformed Into Winter Wonderland With First November Snowfall In Over 50 Years

Yesterday, Tokyo snow-lovers finally had their dreams come true with early snow fall in November for the first time in 54 years

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What comes to mind when you think of Christmas?

A day scoffing a handful of Quality Streets? Lounging near an open fire with a chilled glass of Baileys? Placing bets on what colour dress the Queen will wear for her annual speech?

For me, it's snow – and lots of it.

But people in Tokyo were fortunate to have snow fall yesterday, but this wasn't just any snow – this was the first time snow had fallen in the Japanese city in the month of November for 54 years.

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And it looked pretty spectacular.

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Reports from meteorologists at Weather.com predicted approximately one inch of snow was expected to fall, which is quite a lot given Tokyo normally has an average of 4.3 inches a year.

While the snow did disrupt traffic and cause electricity usage to increase due to rising heating demands, residents seemed to be loving their first white November.

Walking in a winter wonderland…

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