February 5, Monday, 2024

1. Expressway operators have closed some sections of toll roads in Tokyo and the surrounding areas as a precaution to prevent vehicles from being stranded due to snow and icy roads. Heavy snowfall is expected from Monday afternoon to Tuesday.
2. Heavy snowfall in China’s inland areas is affecting expressways, high-speed railways and flights as people head for their hometowns for the Lunar New Year holidays. China’s weather officials say Hubei and Henan provinces are among the areas that have been hit by heavy snowfall since last week.
3. Apple has rolled out its first mixed-reality headset in the United States. The tech giant says it hopes to start selling the device in other markets later this year. The Apple Vision Pro lets users immerse themselves in virtual reality. They can also experience augmented reality when digital content is overlaid on the physical world.