Cherry Blossoms Mark the Start of Spring in Japan

Flowering cherry blossoms signaled the beginning of spring in Fujisawa, Japan, on March 28.

Video posted by @ayceman shows trees in the Kanagawa prefecture city bearing the pink flowers.

The blooms timed with the lifting of a coronavirus emergency declaration by Japan’s government, bringing out crowds to catch glimpses of the springtime spectacle, according to local news reports. Credit: @ayceman via Storyful