January 8th 10:00am Report, Fukui Local Meteorological Office
On January 8th, according to the Fukui Local Meteorological Office, during a 6-hour period until 9:00 a.m. of the same day in Ono City (Fukui Prefecture), 39 centimetres of snowfall was recorded. The Fukui Local Meteorological Office predicts strong winds to continue through the 9th, and advises caution when driving.
By 10:00 a.m. of this morning, snow accumulation measured at a depth of 90 centimetres in Ono City. In the Kuzuryu area of the city, 128 centimetres of snow was measured. Within Fukui Prefecture, heavy snowfall will continue intermittently through to the 9th, with a great amount of snow accumulating during those brief periods. Furthermore, until around the 10th, there is a heavy snowfall alert in various level ground and mountainous areas of the prefecture.
According to the Fukui Local Meteorological Office, by 10:00 a.m. of January 8th, the depth of accumulated snow measured are as follow:
Ono City – Kuzuryu: 128 cm
Ono City: 90 cm
Minamiechizen Town – Imajo: 57 cm
Fukui City: 33 cm
Tsuruga City: 9 cm
The amount of snowfall during the 12-hour period until 10:00 a.m. of January 8th are as follows:
Ono City: 45 cm
Ono City – Kuzuryu: 34 cm
Fukui City: 24 cm
Echizen City – Takefu: 23 cm
Tsuruga City: 5 cm