Friday, February 23, 2007

Friday Flash..Cherry Blossom Forecast

Once again cherry blossom season draws near.The Meterological Agency is due to issue its forecast for the blossoms on March 7th.Experts are predicting a later blooming period than usual due to the warmer weather over winter.Cherry blossoms require a period of cold weather to develop and then they bloom in the following warmer temperatures of February and March.It seems from various reports that experts are divided over whether the season will be earlier or later than usual.
Accurate forecasts are essential for tour companies and other sight seeing ventures as well as those cities and towns which hold cherry blossom festivals.
The photo shows some seasonal cherry blossom goods already available such as postage stamps,drinks,cups and cherry candles.

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