Volcano eruption shakes eastern JapanChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 26, 2019
Mt. Asama in eastern Japan erupted on Sunday, according to a local media.
Asia Mt. Asama erupted
Topics: Japan volcano
The weather agency warned that flying rocks and pyroclastic flows may reach a radius of about a two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the crater.
It added that the alert status remained at level 2, meaning approach the crater should be avoided.
The agency said that it would closely monitor the volcanic activity, citing the possibility of an eruption on a similar scale. ■