Volcanic Eruption Coats Japanese City With Ash

TOKYO (AP) — A volcano has erupted in southwestern Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash.

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    The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan erupted on Sunday afternoon, leaving the nearby city of Kagoshima covered in ash. (Aug. 19) AP In this photo released by Kagoshima Local Meteorological Observatory, volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima ...
    08/19/2013 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash
    TOKYO (AP) — Residents in a southern Japanese city accustomed to frequent eruptions from a nearby volcano were busy washing ash off the streets Monday after the mountain spewed a record-high smoke plume into the sky. Ash wafted as high as 5 kilometers (3 ...
    08/19/2013 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash
    People in Kagoshima city wore masks and raincoats and used umbrellas to shield themselves from the ash after the Sakurajima volcano erupted Sunday afternoon. Drivers turned on their headlights, and local media described the ash like driving through snow at ...
    08/19/2013 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash
    TOKYO (AP) -- Residents in a southern Japanese city were busy ... and several huge volcanic rocks rolled down the mountainside. Though the eruption was more massive than usual, residents of the city of about 600,000 are used to hearing from their 1,117 ...
    08/19/2013 - 12:04 am | View Link
  • Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash
    People in the city wore masks and raincoats and used umbrellas to shield themselves from the ash after the eruption. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Residents in a southern Japanese city accustomed to frequent eruptions from a nearby volcano were busy washing ash ...
    08/18/2013 - 5:35 pm | View Link
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