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Volcanic Warnings

Sakurajima Volcanic Warning (Near the crater)
19:13 JST, 05 February 2016

Near-crater Warning (Level 3, Do not approach the volcano) issued.
Volcanic Alert Level Upgraded from 2 to 3

Refrain from entering the danger zone in following Local municipalities.
Kagoshima:Kagoshima-shi

**(Rreference:Description of Volcanic Alert Level )**
Level 5 (Evacuate):Evacuate from the danger zone.
Level 4 (Prepare to evacuate):Prepare to evacuate from alert areas. Have disabled people evacuate.
Level 3 (Do not approach the volcano):Refrain from entering the danger zone.(Target areas are determined in line with current volcanic avtivity.)
Level 2 (Do not approach the crater):Refrain from approaching the crater.
Level 1 (Be mindful that the volcano is potentially active):No restrictios.