Thursday, March 17, 2011
Click on the picture to see a larger image. Data source http://www.osdpd.noaa.gov/data/sst/anomaly/anomnight.current.gif
Below are two among many news reports on snow + post-earthquake Japan. All pictures here except weather images, are from Mail Online.
Snow piles more misery on Japan's devastated northeast
By Kim Kyung Hoon and Chris Meyers
updated 3/16/2011 2:15:46 PM ET
SENDAI, Japan — - Heavy snow blanketed Japan's devastated northeast on Wednesday, hindering rescue workers and adding to the woes of the few, mainly elderly, residents who remained in the area worst hit by last week's massive earthquake and tsunami...
"Snow has just come down in a blanket. Visibility is just 40 meters," said Patrick Fuller of the International Red Cross Federation from what remained of Otsuchi, a fishing hamlet...
After Japan's quake and tsunami, freezing weather threatens relief efforts
Jonathan Watts in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 16 March 2011 18.32 GMT
The soldiers here are stepping on snow-mud-debris surface. A bad combination to look for survivors, if any.
And how's the projected weather in the next few days, will the people there expect some warm and sunny days?
Data from http://wxmaps.org/pix/temp5.html
I hope that morons will stay out and refrain from saying that "global warming caused the earthquake and snow in Japan."