On the 13th, the temperature rose nationwide, and it was the highest temperature in January in various places, mainly in Hokkaido and Tohoku.

Temperatures are expected to rise in northern Japan and Hokuriku on the 14th as well, so in areas with heavy snowfall, it is necessary to be careful of avalanches.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, almost all of the country was covered by high pressure on the 13th, and the temperature rose.

Especially in Hokkaido and Tohoku, the maximum temperature during the day is

▽ 14.9 degrees at Niigata Airport

, 14 degrees at Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture

, 12.5 degrees at Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

, and 10.2 degrees at Yoichi Town, Hokkaido

. As of this time, a total of 75 observation points had the highest temperature ever recorded in January.

In addition,


air will flow in from the south on the 14th, and temperatures are expected to remain higher than normal across a wide area of ​​northern and western Japan

. It

is expected to reach

8 degrees in Akita City .

Widespread rain is expected on the 14th, and in areas that have accumulated a lot of snow so far, there is a risk that the snow will melt quickly due to the increase in temperature and rain.

The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued an "avalanche warning" mainly for the Sea of ​​Japan side of the Chugoku region from Hokkaido, calling for caution against avalanches and falling snow from roofs.