[Tohoku / Heavy Snow Warning]Heavy snow warning for Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, etc., attention to road closures and stranded | MOBY [モビー]

Heavy snow warning for Tsugaru area in Aomori prefecture

On February 21, 2023, a heavy snow warning has been issued in some areas of Tohoku. Heavy snow warnings are in place for the Tsugaru region of Aomori Prefecture, which includes Hirosaki, Kuroishi, Hirakawa, and Owani. Please be careful of heavy snow until 18:00 on the 21st.

Warnings have also been issued in other areas. In the future, there is a possibility that it will be replaced by a warning, so please check the latest information and prepare early if you live in an area that is susceptible to the effects of climate change or have difficulty evacuating.

Daily inspections and maintenance that should be done in winter

Check traffic regulation information and car equipment


Some sections of the road may be closed to traffic due to heavy snowfall.

In areas where warnings have been issued, please avoid going out unnecessarily and non-urgently, and if your service route includes areas where warnings are issued, please consider detours and act with safety as the top priority.

In addition, on snowy or icy roads, it is legally required to take measures to prevent tires from slipping, such as installing studless tires.

Make sure your vehicle is fully equipped before boarding and drive carefully.

Malicious stranded people may be subject to administrative sanctions

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