Volcanic activity at Mount Hakone in Japan intensifies

After research in a no-entry zone, authorities say the volcanic activity at Mount Hakone has intensified. On Wednesday, the alert level was raised, and the evacuation area extended.

Advice For Travellers

The hot springs in this area is popular for tourists. Travellers should be aware of the volcanic activity and that the evacuation area is a radius of about 300 metres around Owakudani.