Small eruption at Mt. Asama Eruption caution level continued at "2" August 25 20:42
On the 25th night, a small eruption occurred on Mt. Asama on the border between Nagano and Gunma. The Japan Meteorological Agency has continued the eruption warning level “2” crater warning that has already been announced, calling for continued warning of large cinders associated with eruptions in the range of approximately 2 km from the crater.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, a small eruption occurred at Mt. Asama at around 7:28 pm on the 25th, and the volcanic plume rose to a height of about 600 m from the crater.
The eruption occurred at Mt. Asama since 7th of this month. At this time, the Japan Meteorological Agency raised the eruption warning level to 3 indicating “Iriyama restriction”. ”On 19th of this month, the warning level was lowered to 2 indicating“ Turn around the crater ”.
The Japan Meteorological Agency will continue to issue eruption warning level “2” crater warnings in the area of Mt. Asama, and in the area approximately 2 km from the crater, there will be large cinders and pyroclastic flows associated with eruptions. Calls to be vigilant.