A larger-scale eruption occurred at Mt. Aso, an active volcano in Kumamoto Prefecture. We are calling for caution against small volcanic rocks, etc. According to the Meteorological Agency, an eruption of a larger scale than before occurred at Mt. Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture.
The Meteorological Agency has raised the eruption alert level from 2 to 3 and is calling for caution against large volcanic blocks and small volcanic eruption streams that are swept away by the wind within a range of 2 km from the crater. We will hold an extraordinary meeting to explain the outlook for volcanic activity in the afternoon . On Mt. Aso, there is a tourist facility in Kusachiri, about 3 km from the river mouth, but there are no residences or accommodations within 4 km from the processing, and the Meteorological Agency Explains that it is not a situation where the local residents need to evacuate .