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PHOTO GALLERY: Japan's snowstorm: The worst in 20 years


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People remove snow in front of a house at an area stranded by heavy snow in Hayakawa town, Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo, in this February 17, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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A loader removes snow near a house at an area stranded by heavy snow in Hayakawa town, Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo in this February 17, 2014 picture provided by Kyodo (Photo: Reuters)
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Snow covers a house at an area stranded by heavy snow in Hayakawa town, Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo in this February 17, 2014 picture provided by Kyodo (Photo: Reuters)
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School children share an umbrella on a street covered by snow near the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo February 15, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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A woman walks with dog on the snow-covered road in Yokohama, near Tokyo Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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A man shovels snow on a street in Tokyo February 15, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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The vertical tail of a plane sticks out of the sagging roof of a hangar after heavy snowfall at Nippi Corp.'s aircraft maintenance and repair division in Yamamo, near Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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Residents use a snowplow to remove snow from a road in Minamimakimura, Gunma prefecture, near Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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A man walks between office buildings that are covered with snow in Tokyo February 9, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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A man walks between office buildings that are covered with snow in Tokyo February 9, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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A woman walks against blowing snow in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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A man walks against snowstorm on a snow-covered road in Yokohama, Japan, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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At least 19 people have died in snow-related incidents and more than 1,600 injured as the worst snowstorm to hit Japan since 1994 sparks widespread transport chaos

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