July 24, Minsk / Corr. BELTA/. The Sakurajima volcano erupted on the Japanese island of Kyushu. Local authorities have raised the level of danger to the maximum fifth. This information is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Main Meteorological Agency of Japan.
The incident was registered at 20.05 local time. The consequences were visible from afar. A column of ash and smoke rose to a height of more than 2.5 km.
Scientists have issued a warning about the risk of falling large volcanic stones in the area of the crater, where the Arimura and Furusato regions of Kagoshima city are located.-0-