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Volcanic Warnings at Yakeyama: Safety Precautions for Climbers

Nagano, Jul 09 (News On Japan) –
The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a warning to climbers, advising them to put on helmets and take different security measures as volcanic exercise intensifies at Yakeyama, positioned on the border of Gifu and Nagano Prefectures.

In a press convention held on the eighth, the company emphasised the significance of recognizing Yakeyama as an energetic volcano and urged climbers to be diligent about security precautions, together with helmet use. Since late May, Yakeyama has skilled a excessive frequency of volcanic earthquakes, accompanied by gradual inflation close to the summit.

Currently, the eruption alert degree for Yakeyama stands at “Level 1,” which allows climbing. However, the company warned that the alert degree could possibly be raised to “Level 2,” proscribing entry close to the crater, if exercise escalates. Climbers are suggested to remain up to date with the most recent info.

Despite the heightened exercise, the company famous that any potential eruption is predicted to be a “phreatic eruption,” which might possible not affect vacationer areas comparable to Kamikochi.

Source: 日テレNEWS