Ontake-san volcano news & activity updates:
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 16:02
Witte stoom pluimen werden waargenomen tijdens de afgelopen week. JMA verslagen van seismische activiteit bleef laag, maar onderhoudt alarmniveau 3, zoals plotselinge freatische explosies zich opnieuw kunnen voordoen.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 07:48
JMA gemeld dat bewolking vaak visuele waarnemingen van Ontakesan tijdens de 5-11 November voorkomen; witte pluimen steeg van 200-300 m boven de rand van de krater en dreef NE, E en SE. ...meer
Fri, 7 Nov 2014, 13:16
White plumes rose 100-300 m above the crater rim and drifted NE and SE during 29-30 October and 4 November. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5). ...meer
Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 14:59
The volcano continues to produce white steam plumes rising a few 100 m above the crater. According to press articles, 7 people are still missing from the 27 Sep eruption, but search and rescue operations are being suspended until springtime because of the winterly conditions. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).
Sat, 4 Oct 2014, 21:52
The volcano continues to emit plumes of steam and possibly some ash Tokyo VAAC reports. ...meer
Wed, 1 Oct 2014, 15:21
The death toll from Saturday's powerful, and deadly explosion of the volcano has now climbed to 48, press reports. The eruption was a sudden, unexpected (and unpredictable) phreatic explosion, i.e. caused by sudden evaporation of overheated water in the hydrothermal system of the volcano. ...meer [Lees alle]
Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 06:52
Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. ...meer [Lees alle]
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014, 20:59
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