China News Service, September 21. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the morning of the 21st local time, snow appeared on the top of Mount Fuji in Japan. Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture subsequently issued the "First Snow Makeup Declaration" on Mount Fuji, which was earlier than 2019. About a month.
On the morning of September 21, 2020 local time, snow appeared on the top of Mount Fuji in Japan.
(Image source: Screenshot of TV Asahi, Japan)
According to reports, the so-called "First Snow Makeup Declaration" was issued by Fujiyoshida City since 2006 in order to promote local tourism resources after the first confirmation of snow on the top of Mount Fuji every year.
The announcement of the declaration this year is 32 days ahead of 2019. Since then, the top of Mount Fuji will officially usher in the snow season.
Data map: Mount Fuji, Japan.
According to the report, starting on the morning of the 21st, the local area attracted a large number of photographers to shoot the first snow landscape of Mount Fuji. A local citizen said, “As the snow season of Mount Fuji begins, there will be more and more recordable beauty. For photographers, I really have to get busy."
Mount Fuji is the highest peak in Japan with an elevation of 3,776 meters. It is also one of the largest active volcanoes in the world and is currently dormant.
Every autumn and winter, the top of Mount Fuji is covered with white snow.