cherry blossom forecast:
https://weathernews.jp/s/topics/201801/170075/ (Japanese version only)
https://tenki.jp/sakura/expectation/(Japanese version only)
http://sakura.weathermap.jp/ (Japanese version only)
when and where to see cherry blossoms (Japanese version only):
Thursday, April 8, 2010
On April 8th or May 8th, most Buddhist temples in Japan hold Buddha's birthday Festival, which is named Kanbutsu-e (灌仏会) or Hana-matsuri(花祭:Flower Festival). Originally, Buddha's birthday is the 8th day of the fouth month according to the lunisolar calendar.