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Some 100 cars blocked on highway in Japan's Nagasaki Prefecture

Tokyo, Jan 25 (UNI) About 100 vehicles have been blocked on a highway near the town of Tarami in Japan's Nagasaki Prefecture due to heavy snowfalls that hit japan on Wednesday morning, the Kyodo news agency reported.
According to the report, the temperature in the area is around zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and is not expected to rise above 3 degrees Celsius. So far, there have been no reports about the deteriorating health of drivers and passengers in the blocked vehicles.
It is yet unknown how long it will take to clear the highway.
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