Japanese volcano threw hot ash column

Tremors rocked the neighborhood became more active volcano Simmoe on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, which today threw hot ash column up to 2 km. Due to incessant earthquakes in nearby settlements cracks in houses, take off glasses, people observe the maximum recommended precautions, ITAR-TASS reported.

 

On the eve of about 1.1 thousand people received orders to evacuate due to the threat of release of lava. Evacuation be primarily residents Takaharu, located next to a volcano. Since last week, the mountain height of over 1420 meters on the border of Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures bombards neighborhood small hot stones and throwing clouds of ash.

 

Due to emission of ash last week had to temporarily close the airport in the city of Miyazaki and stop traffic on local rail lines. The damage is done to crops crops on an area 7000 hectares. Ash fallout detected in 12 locations.

 

Volcano Simmoe previously believed extinct. Its last eruption was 189 years ago.

 

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Source: vesti.ru.

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