In Yuzawa City, Akita Prefecture, utility poles that are believed to have collapsed due to the effects of snow have blocked the city road leading to the ski resort, and since the night of the 19th, a total of 44 passengers and employees have been isolated.
According to the police, everyone is waiting at the rest area and no one is complaining of poor health so far.
According to Yuzawa City, before 8 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". ..
The police and the city confirmed that trees and utility poles on the side of the road had collapsed and could not block the city road, so 35 passengers including 22 children at the ski resort and 9 employees combined. 44 people are isolated.
Currently, everyone is waiting at the rest area and blankets and food are available, which means that no one is complaining of poor health so far.
According to Yuzawa City, Tohoku Electric Power is working on removing the fallen utility poles and trees, aiming to restore the road around 6 am.
In Yuzawa City, it snowed intermittently from the 14th of this month, and the snowfall as of 4:00 am on the 20th was 62 cm, and the Inakawa Ski Resort on the outskirts of the city started operations this season from the 19th. ..