Latest Honshu Stories
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan issued avalanche warnings on Friday as temperatures were forecast to rise in areas buried under a record snowfall that has been blamed for killing more than 80 people and injuring nearly 2,000, many of them elderly.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snowfall tailed off in Japan on Monday, but left many parts of the country buried under the deepest drifts on record with a death toll of 70 people killed.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.