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Emergency Information

【Volcanic Eruption Caution/Forecast 】
On April 22, 2018 at 7:00 hours, the Japanese Metrological Agency has announced the volcanic eruption warning level 2 in the area near the crater of Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane (near “Yugama”, the crater lake near the summit).  Please be aware of large, flying volcanic debris caused by the eruption within a radius of approx. one kilometer of Yugama Crater Lake. 
【Road Traffic Control 】
In line with the upgraded warning level, an 8.5-kilometer section of the National Road Route 292 will be closed to traffic between Sesshogawara Parking Lot (Kusatsu-machi) and Manza Sansaro (Manza three-forked road in Tsumagoi-mura) until further notice.