Japan calls off search for missing volcano hikers until next yearend
It’s not the first time the site has been called off. In March 2007, searchers with an international team of scientists went off the trail with the assistance of the U.S. Air Force.
However, the National Parks Service said Friday it would not wait until September at the earliest to call off the search and its team would still be investigating the situation, although they weren’t searching for the volcano itself.
A National Weather Service weather station in the northern Utah mountains will be tasked with gathering as much data as possible on the volcano. A team of 19 personnel will begin searching early next month using ground-based radar and thermal imaging equipment.
The next search season in the U.S. begins at about Oct. 20. An investigation into what caused the avalanche and whether there is debris in the area could be weeks, said Bill Moulton, the deputy weather service director for the Salt Lake area.
Moulton said his office has received more than 2,000 tips from the public about the volcano and he said the National Park Service would be reviewing those on a case-by-case basis. He said it was too early to say why there were more than 100 snowplows and other emergency vehicles on the mountain in recent days.
At a news conference Friday, Moulton noted the park service had already conducted several searches since last November and added that all the work was centered around the terrain and not in any particular direction.
“This is something which has been coming up very quickly but I think is very, ver넷마블 바카라y timely,” Moulton said of the mountain-explorer possibility.
The U.S. Geological Survey also said Friday it had conducted퇴폐 마사지 multiple searches of other parts of the mountain, but had not come across any other sign of what might have caused the avalanche.
An Associated Press news team earlier Friday reported several mountains in Utah with a possible 인천 출장 안마avalanche site of its own, as the National Park Service continues to conduct more and more searches to gain more evidence of the avalanche.
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