Japan Sakurajima Volcano: The Sakurajima volcano in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture erupted on Sunday. After the eruption of the volcano, ash and stones were constantly thrown up. Evacuate residents from the scene to a safe place
The Sakurajima volcano in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture erupted on Sunday. After the volcano eruption, ash and stones are constantly flying from it. Local citizens have been shifted from the incident site to safer places. The Meteorological Department has issued a level five alert.
Although there is no possibility of a significant volcano eruption, people have been moved from the scene to a safer place by taking safety measures. According to NHK's report, Kagoshima city officials have ordered residents of Arimura and Furusato, 51, to leave their homes.
Volcanic rocks can fall within three kilometers of the volcano in some areas of Kagoshima city. Therefore, the meteorological department officials have warned that the citizens living in the area of about two kilometers should be alert. He also said that the volcanic activity of Sakurajima is intensifying.
After the eruption of the volcano, red flames and ash were billowing. The scenes were broadcast on Japan's government-run NHK TV. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihiko Isozaki said the government is now putting the lives of citizens first. Currently, we are taking a complete review of the situation there. He has appealed to the residents of the area to be vigilant. Also, local authorities have given instructions to monitor the current developments.