Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts in Southern Japan – VIDEO

LA Times:

“Sunday’s eruption, which was the biggest volcanic activity in Shinmoedake in 52 years, caused widespread destruction and panic. The blast could be heard for miles, and shattered windows four miles away, the BBC reported. Hundreds of people fled the area as the volcano spewed debris, including hot ash and rocks, more than 6,000 feet in the air, according to BBC reports.”,0,2486939.story

“In January, the eruption of ash and cloud triggered an ash warning for places above 25,000 feet, and the areas 2km around the volcano were evacuated.

The eruption also led to the cancellation of international flights, and also of nearby highways and railways.”


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