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Volcano Erupts In Southern Japan, People Urged To Evacuate

India Ahead | 24/07/2022 10:55 PM | Click to read full article

Dozens of people were urged to evacuate their homes after a fiery volcanic eruption in southern Japan on Sunday as the national weather agency issued its top-level alert for the mountain. Television footage showed red-hot rocks and dark plumes exploding from the Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima, which erupted just after 8 pm (1100 GMT).

The volcano frequently spits out smoke and ash and is a major tourist attraction.