Kirishimayama (Japan) - Report for 16 May-22 May 2018

The Tokyo VAAC reported that on 15 May ash plumes from Shinmoedake (Shinmoe peak), a stratovolcano of the Kirishimayama volcano group, were identified in satellite images drifting S at an altitude of 7.6 km (25,000 ft) a.s.l.
JMA noted that white plumes rose 100 m above the crater rim during 18-21 May.
The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).

Sources: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) ,Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)

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