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Out-of-season snow fell in Tokyo and surrounding areas on Sunday, with the weather agency warning of icy road surfaces.

As cold air gripped the Kanto-Koshin region, including the Tokyo metropolitan area and the prefectures of Yamanashi and Nagano, the temperature dropped below 1 C in Tokyo in the morning, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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In the 24 hours up to 6 a.m. Monday, the agency predicted snowfall of up to 20 centimeters in mountainous areas in northern Kanto and 5 cm in lowlands of the region, including most parts of the capital.