9/6 Hokkaido Earthquake
A strong earthquake hit Hokkaido in the night of September 6, 2018. More details
July Torrential Rains
In early July 2018, torrential rains caused flooding and landslides in various parts of western and central Japan:
- Train service between Takayama and Toyama is disrupted. More details
No-entry zones are currently maintained at the following prominent volcanoes:
Do not climb the mountain. Does not affect transportation and tourism.
- Shinmoedake (Kirishima)
No-entry zone 2 km from crater. Closure of hiking trails.
- Ioyama (Kirishima)
No-entry zone 1 km from crater. Closure of hiking trails.
No-entry zones 1 km from craters. Closure of road and hiking trails.
- Mount Azuma
No-entry zone 1.5 km from crater. Closure of road and hiking trails.