In Yuzawa City, Akita Prefecture, the city road leading to the ski resort was blocked by utility poles that seemed to have collapsed due to the weight of snow from the night of the 19th, and 44 ski resort users and employees were temporarily isolated. However, it was resolved before 7 am on the 20th, about 11 hours later.
According to Yuzawa City, before 8:00 pm on the 19th, an employee of "Inagawa Ski Resort" in Komagata-cho, Yuzawa City contacted Yuzawa City that "the utility pole is broken and is blocking the city road leading to the ski resort". did.
According to police investigation, a tree on the side of the road fell and was caught in an electric wire, causing a utility pole to break and block the road, making it impossible to pass.
As a result, a total of 44 people, including 35 passengers, including 22 children, and 9 employees, who were visiting the ski resort, were isolated.
According to Yuzawa City, as a result of removing the fallen utility poles and trees and removing snow, the isolation was resolved before 7:00 am, about 11 hours later.
Passengers spend the night at the rest area, and no one is complaining of poor health.
In Yuzawa City, it snowed intermittently from the 14th of this month, and the snowfall as of 7:00 am was 70 cm. The Inakawa Ski Resort, which is located on the outskirts of the city, started operations this season from the 19th.