01 Apr '11, 11am

In Pictures: Japan disasters wilt cherry blossom parties

In Pictures: Japan disasters wilt cherry blossom parties

Across the capital, the red-and-white lanterns that would usually be hanging from trees are missing, and signs ask people to refrain from drinking alcohol in public, in stark contrast to the usually boisterous hanami parties, which would normally peak around two weeks from now with trees in full bloom. -- AFP

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