Mount Aso came suddenly in eruption this September 14, 2015 at 9:45 loc. on the island of Kyushu in southern Nippon archipelago. The eruption produced a plume of gas and ash 2,000 meters high. Ash fallout are reported up to 4 km. according to NHK television. The JMA has raised the alert level to 3 / no approach the crater today at 10:10 local.
Thirty people, who were present near the parking access to the volcano, were evacuated without damage, as well as hundreds of tourists.
Aso - eruption of 14.9.2015 / NHK, left - right, volcano alert level Kyushu / JMA - a click to enlarge
Flights to Kumamoto Airport have been affected by the ash from the eruption.
Kyushu Elevtric Power Co said that the eruption will not have an impact on the Sendai nuclear power plant, located 160 km south of the volcano, and has just restart in August.
- Local media: Japan Times Asahi Shimbun, NHK TV
After three weeks of activity, the eruption continues on the same trend at Piton de la Fournaise, with even a slight increase in tremor since September 10.
Access to the forest road is under the control of the gendarmerie and regulated, for safety reasons, according to the parking options in the parking lots of the Pas de Bellecombe and Foc-Foc.
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