●Don't rush to escape when there is an eruptionSakurajima erupts on a daily basis and it will not affect your travels. Communities living on Sakurajima are used to the hundreds of eruptions that occur every year.
●Don't worry about large eruptionsThere will be warning signs from a few months to at least a few days before large eruptions happen. They do not occur without warning.
●Ashfall depends on the wind directionEven when Sakurajima erupts, ash may not fall over you depending on the wind direction. Please check the weather forecast for the wind direction over Sakurajima.
●Most locals don't wear masksMost locals do not wear masks even when ash falls as they are accustomed to it. Take care to avoid getting ash into your eyes and mouth.
●Don't be surprised when ash fallsVolcanic ash are minute particles and don't hurt. Take care when wearing contact lenses as it may be painful when ash gets into the eye.
Necessary information regarding evacuation in times of emergency: places to avoid, evacuation shelters, etc.