Trucks and cars are stranded by heavy snow on a national road in Karuizawa
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Second deadly snowstorm in Japan

17 February 2014 Last updated at 08:44 GMT

A second deadly snowstorm hit parts of Japan in east Asia at the weekend.

Thousands of drivers were trapped in a traffic jam for nearly a day.

Officials set up temporary toilets on the highway and delivered food to people who were stuck.

More than a metre of snow fell in some areas and there's more to come. At least 12 people have died.