GallerySnowstorm Cripples Japan (PHOTOS)02.18.14GallerySnowstorm Cripples Japan (PHOTOS)02.18.14 8:29 PM ETYoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty A man pushes a vehicle after it lost traction and skidded on a snow covered road in Tokyo on February 15, 2014 as trafic is disrupted after a heavy snowfall. Kyodo/Reuters Trucks and cars are stranded by heavy snow on a national road in Karuizawa. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force/Reuters Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force walk in an area stranded by heavy snow in Chichibu, Saitama prefecture. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force/Reuters A man walks out from a helicopter of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as he is rescued from a residential area stranded by heavy snow in Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo. The roof at Kodomonokuni Station on the Kodomonokuni Line of Tokyu Corp. in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, is seen collapsed by snow. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force/Reuters Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and locals arrive at a tunnel covered by snow from an avalanche at Hinohara village, west part of Tokyo. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Pedestrians cross a street in the snow in Tokyo on February 15, 2014. GettyA pedestrian loses her balance as she walks on a snow covered sidewalk in Tokyo. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Passengers gather in front of a check-in counter at Tokyo's Haneda airport. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg, via Getty Tourists looks at the Imperial Palace while holding umbrellas as snow falls in Tokyo, Japan.