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Forecasters tipping epic start to Japanese snow season
7 days ago

Forecasters tipping epic start to Japanese snow season

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Niseko is expected to receive up to 120 cm of snow over the next seven days, in what will likely be one of the strongest starts to the season in …
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La Niña a 50% chance to affect the Japanese ski season
2 weeks ago

La Niña a 50% chance to affect the Japanese ski season

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The Japanese Meteorological Agency is, once again, predicting that La Niña is a chance (50%) of emerging before the season’s end. If this were to happen, Japan would likely experience …
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A big Japanese winter ahead? This local tip may hold the answer
3 weeks ago

A big Japanese winter ahead? This local tip may hold the answer

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The mountains around Yuzawa are currently covered in their fall colours. It is a great display every year due to the many different types of trees, and brings plenty of …
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Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña
1 year ago

Japanese weather bureau announces the arrival of La Niña

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The Japanese weather bureau said on Tuesday that La Niña had arrived, following its August announcement that the weather pattern would be a 70% chance to emerge. The revelation bodes well for Japanese ski resorts, …
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5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17
1 year ago

5 reasons to ski Japan in winter 2016/17

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Winter 2016/17 is shaping up to be a very good season for Japan, particularly if you’re someone who likes their snow deep, dry and light (and we know you are). …
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Why La Niña is great news for Japanese ski resorts
1 year ago

Why La Niña is great news for Japanese ski resorts

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Some great news for Japanese snow lovers, along with a healthy dose of reality thrown in for good measure. First, the good news. There is a 70% chance that a La Niña …
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