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PM2. About news pertaining to 5 (microparticulate matter) (there is not attention information today)

The last update date:
Department of Environment and Residential Life Environmental Conservation Division 
TEL: 096-333-2268 
FAX: 096-387-7612 
Email [email protected]

■ There is no area alerting in Kumamoto now.

[when we alert]

 When it is expected that the means per day exceed 70 micrograms per 1 cubic meter (provisional guideline level).


[the situation of the atmosphere environment of Kumamoto]

PC, site https://kumamoto-taiki.jp for smartphone

 Site https://kumamoto-taiki.jp/mobile for cell-phone



PM2. About 5 (microparticulate matter) result of a measurement (preliminary figure)

1. PM2. 5 time signals (preliminary figure)

  Please see the following homepage (you can see the latest information when we have "update" of data).

     You can see PC, site for smartphone here.

     You can see site for cell-phone here.

     ○Notation of "**** in preliminary figure list of the site mentioned above expresses during maintenance of apparatus or equipment failure average.

2. PM2. 5 day means 

  You can see the mean on homepage of the situation of the atmosphere environment of Kumamoto on the latest day of 9 days.

  Please refer to Kumamoto Environmental Conservation Division (TEL: 096-333-2269) for the mean on day. 

3. The national air pollution situation

PM2. About correspondence policy of alerting pertaining to 5 (microparticulate matter)

1. Conduct of alerting

   As a general rule, we judge by any of the following and alert.

   (1) When, as early-morning predictive judgment, the mean exceeds 85 micrograms/cubic meter in two stations or more for three hours of value for one hour of 7:00 at 5:00 a.m., 6:00.  
   (2) When, even as for one game, the mean from 1:00 a.m. in each time exceeds 70 micrograms/cubic meter as information and between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the present in the daytime.

2. Area classification of alerting

   We do classification (the north of the prefecture, prefecture center, the south of the prefecture, Amakusa area) to four and alert whole prefecture. 

      PDF Area classification (the PM2.5 station placement map to continuously monitor) to alert  

3. Cancellation information of alerting

   Values continue for two hours for one hour of all stations in area and cancel alerting when it becomes less than 70 micrograms/cubic meter.

   When alerting continues after 7:00 p.m., we assume automatic cancellation at 0:00 a.m.

   ※But we continue alerting when the mean of value exceeds 70 micrograms/cubic meter for one hour from 1:00 a.m. of the day to each time.

4. Indication of action in alerting

   Healthy influence does not occur to all people by all means even if you exceed provisional guideline level, but please act using the next correspondence measures as an indication.

  • It is effective to reduce long-time intense exercise and going out the outdoors as much as possible.
  • It is effective when going out to wear mask appropriately.
  • It is effective to make ventilation and opening and shutting of window minimum to reduce invasion to indoor of fresh air.

   As, child, elderly person with respiratory system and cardiovascular system disease are easy to be affected more, you warn change of physical condition, and please act.

  ※When this correspondence policy is temporary, and new knowledge is provided, we perform review immediately.

5. Common knowledge of alerting

  • For the municipalities, related organizations (each prefectural relations section and prefectural public health center, Meteorological Agency, Kyushu district environment office), news media, we provide information by the atmosphere environmental information email and FAX.
  • We provide information by the atmosphere environmental information email for citizens of the prefecture.

   (email registration is necessary. Please see the following registration method;).   

  • We disclose information about alerting on homepage of the prefecture.

6. Request

  As burning off a field or open fire around the observation station affect the measurements, we would appreciate your waiting.

About "PM2.5" (microparticulate matter)

 ■With microparticulate matter

  Particle size 2 that there is in the atmosphere. We call small thing which is with 5 micrometers (μm) or less of microparticulate matter (PM2.5: Particulate Matter). (size of hair: 70μm)

 ■PM2. Influence on 5 health

  Because this material has a small particle size, it is easy to enter deep into the lungs, and there is concern about healthy influence.

  PM2. According to the Manager of Hiroshi Nitta center of National Institute for Environmental Studies environment health research center detailed for influence that air pollution material is healthy and gives about point where 5 density temporarily rises in the country appearing "it is not thought that health hazard serious immediately appears because exceeded the standard value to some extent. But person with chronic disease of respiratory organs and cardiovascular system with asthma tells, it is one method that takes precaution such as writing down going out on day when number is high if possible. 

 ■Ministry of the Environment "Q&A about microparticulate matter" (PM2.5) (April, 2013 update)

About the situation of the atmosphere environment of Kumamoto

  In the following homepage, we update result of a measurement such as sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, photochemical oxidant, carbon monoxide, suspended particulate matter (SPM), microparticulate matter (PM2.5) in real time.  

     ■About "the situation of the atmosphere environment of Kumamoto" (exclusive homepage)

     PDF ■The air pollution station plan to continuously monitor

       [site for cell-phone]

  ■As for the environmental standard pertaining to air pollution of these materials, please see homepage of next Ministry of the Environment.

     Environmental standard (Ministry of the Environment site) pertaining to air pollution

The atmosphere environmental information mail delivery service

1. About the atmosphere environmental information email

■PM2. Of the fifth class when carry out alerting, and canceled, deliver email.
○ We deliver only when we may exceed provisional guideline level alerting.
○ We will tell about predictive judgment in early morning by 8:00 a.m.
○ We perform judgment by each time and will tell about judgment by information quickly now.
○ The atmosphere environmental information email changed name of "photochemical smog email".
○ Person registered with photochemical smog email does not need procedure for changes.
○ Information of "photochemical smog alarms" is delivered as before, too.

※ The atmosphere environmental information email is delivered only to the following cases by mail.
  (we do not deliver every day by mail)
 ・PM2. When 5 measurements may exceed temporary guideline
 ・When photochemical smog alarm, warning is announced

 Person that mail delivery is hoped for would like registration.

2. Registration method of the atmosphere environmental information email

 Please register according to procedure of next (1) - (4).
 (1)Please send email of the sky using cell-phones which you wish to deliver to lower e-mail address.

    [email protected]     sky@123123.tv

 (2) Email, please click URL of end of a sentence automatically from [[email protected]] several minutes later as it is replied.
 (3)As registration screen is displayed, you choose the requirements, and please choose registration button.
 (4)It is registration completion in this. Whenever delivery email comes, registration deletion, registration contents change is possible.
    PDF The atmosphere environmental information email registration guidance

  ※In where reply does not reach even if we send email of the sky, confirmation of the next setting, please.
 (1) Please set domain (123123.tv)-designated reception.
 (2) I would like setting so that URL email belonging to receives by reception setting of email.
 (3) In the case of au, "the inside", please set "spoofing regulation" below.
 (4) "Mail sending of the sky" → web connection → I would like indication of "sign-in page" and confirmation to subscribing.

    PDF Setting method of domain-designated reception

 It varies according to contracts with mobile phone carrier of registrant, but it may cost reception expense of around 2 yen because of one email.

3. About Kumamoto disaster prevention information email service

 In Kumamoto, we tell cell-phone and PC about weather warning and tsunami warning, warnings such as heavy rain or flood, information such as evacuation advisory, instructions by E-mail as disaster prevention information email service.

 ※Disaster prevention information email service and the atmosphere environmental information email are another service.

 Disaster prevention information email service that delivery is hoped for, please work on registration on the next homepage.



The Kumamoto-shi environment station Environmental Policy Division in Kumamoto-shi
           TEL 096-328-2427

The Kumamoto-shi outside Kumamoto Department of Environment and Residential Life environment station Environmental Conservation Division
           TEL 096-333-2269

We will cope at the nearest public health center. 
   Public health center name       Phone number        Fax         Jurisdiction
  Ariake public health center     0968-72-2184    0968-74-1721    Tamana-shi, Arao-shi, Tamana-gun
  Yamaga public health center     0968-44-4121    0968-44-4123    Yamaga-shi, Kamoto-gun
  Kikuchi public health center     0968-25-4135    0968-25-5457    Kikuchi-shi, Kikuchi-gun
  Aso public health center     0967-24-9035    0967-24-9031    Aso-shi, Aso-gun
  Mifune public health center     096-282-0041    096-282-3117    Kamimashiki-gun
  Uki public health center     0964-32-1148    0964-32-2426    Uto-shi, Uki-shi, Shimomashiki-gun  
  Yatsushiro public health center     0965-33-3198    0965-33-6321    Yatsushiro-shi, Yatsushiro-gun
  Minamata public health center     0966-63-4104    0966-63-3289    Minamata-shi, Ashikita-gun
  Hitoyoshi public health center     0966-22-3107    0966-22-4392    Hitoyoshi-shi, Kuma-gun
  Amakusa public health center     0969-23-0172    0969-22-0455    Amakusa-shi, Kamiamakusa-shi, Amakusa-gun


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Fax: 096-387-7612
Email [email protected]
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