1. Volcano Eruption on Radar Images

Mt. Kirishima (Shinmoe-dake) started an eruption from January 26, 2011, and its eruption is ongoing. Smoke of the eruption can be observed by weather radar images and meteorological satellite images. The following shows some data obtained since the eruption, and will be updated in real-time.

Radar Images (Until January 29, 2011)

Weather radar images around Shinmoe-dake since January 26, 2011
Weather radar images around Shinmoe-dake. The center is located at Shinmoe-dake (31.91N, 130.89E), and the range of image is 2 degrees for longitude and 1.5 degree for latitude.

2. Information on the Eruption