Kirishimayama (Shinmoedake) Volcanic Warning (Near the crater)
22:40 JST, 02 January 2020
Near-crater Warning (Level 2, Do not approach the crater) issued for Kirishimayama (Shinmoedake).
Volcanic Alert Level upgraded from 1 to 2.
Refrain from approaching the crater in the following local municipalities.
** (Reference : Description of Volcanic Alert Levels) **
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 activity.)
Level 2 (Do not approach the crater) : Refrain from approaching the crater.
Level 1 (Potential for increased activity)