*1cm of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24hrs in Hirafu Village. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C.
Wild conditions this morning with strong winds and limited visibility. Late yesterday afternoon the region was hit with rain that continued into the night. Temperatures have now dropped and the snow has returned.
Caution is advised for anyone braving the mountain this morning as there will most likely be a solid layer of ice from yesterdays rainfall with a thin layer of fresh snowfall on top. Conditions should improve quickly if the snowfall continues as predicted.