Sakurajima volcano erupts, spewing ash 5.5 kms high
Japan Today -- Nov 09
Mt Sakurajima volcano shot smoke and ash miles into the sky on Friday in its biggest eruption in more than three years, Kyodo News reported.

The 1,040-meter-high volcano, on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, spewed ash 5.5 kilometers high at around 5:20 p.m., the first time the ash cloud from an eruption has exceeded 5 kms since July 2016, Kyodo said, citing a local meteorological observatory.

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