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):
Sunday, August 15, 2010
the anniversary of the end of the Pacific War
On this day in 1945, Japan made an unconditional surrender, which led to the end of the Pacific War. The annual Memorial Ceremony for the War Dead is held on this day.
In South Korea, August 15th is a public holiday to celebrate liberation from Japanese rule.