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Volcano erupts in Japan

Posted On: Aug. 9, 2019 5:27 AM CST

Mount Asama volcano in Japan erupted on Aug. 7, and spewed ash and smoke nearly 2km into the sky., reports citing Agence France-Presse. Japan's national meteorological agency warned that large rocks and fast-moving flows of hot gas could affect a radius of 4km from the crater and those nearby towns could be hit by smaller rocks and ash depending on prevailing winds.

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