Japan’s Sakurajima volcano on the island of Kyushu erupts, prompting highest alert

Japan’s Sakurajima volcano, located on the island of Kyushu, erupted on Sunday, prompting evacuations in the region. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the volcano erupted around 8:05pm local time. Footage from the agency’s surveillance camera showed a cloud of smoke or ash rising from the volcano. JMA announced a Level 5 alert calling for […]