Cherry Blossoms Blooming in Tokyo
Picture taken at Ueno Park, Tokyo.
Cherry blossoms started blooming in Tokyo Saturday, six days earlier than usual but two days later than last year, the Meteorological Agency said.
Picture taken at Suzuka International University (Suzuka, Mie)
The March 22 bloom is the ninth quickest start to the cherry blossom season since records began in 1953.
The agency announced that the national flower also started to bloom Saturday in Shizuoka and Kumamoto prefectures.
Picture also taken in Suzuka... Sorry... nothing from Shizuoka or Kumamoto
Cherry blossoms usually need about one week from the start of their bloom to become fully open.
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