The Disaster Management Council, which includes the central government and the officials of the 3 surrounding provinces, has updated the evacuation plan of the surrounding areas in the event of an explosion in Fuji-san.
According to the plan, which has been updated for the first time in the last 9 years, in case of a possible explosion, the people will be asked to leave the area on foot instead of vehicles, unlike the previous plan.
In this direction, the people living in the regions where the lava is expected to reach in the first 24 hours will leave the region on foot in order to prevent traffic jams.
According to the current plan, personal vehicles, including cars, can be used during the pre-explosion call for voluntary evacuation.
In the statement of the Disaster Management Council, “While we prioritize safe evacuation, we also attach importance to continuity in social and economic activities.” expression was used.
Fuji-san, the highest point in Japan with an altitude of 3,776 meters and skirts extending to the provinces of Yamanashi, Shizuoka and Kanagawa, is located 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo.
It is known that Fuji-san, known as an active volcano, last erupted in 1707, lava eruption took 16 days and left a 4 cm layer of volcanic ash in the areas where Tokyo is located today.
Source: TRT Haber