No business in snow business! Warm weather shutters Japan ski resorts

Channel NewsAsia | Jan 16, 2020 at 6:59 AM
  • Record low snowfall in Japan has forced many ski resorts to shut their doors and is threatening a World Cup ski jumping competition.
  • In Zao, one of Japan’s best ski resorts, organisers were trucking-in extra powder for the landing slope of a ski jump where the women’s World Cup competitions will take place this weekend.
  • The weather agency’s Takekawa warned little relief is expected for ski resort operators.