Japanese volcano threatening disastrous eruption next to nuclear plant

The Sakurajima volcano in Japan, responsible for one of the biggest eruptions in Japans history is set to blow again – this time Sendai Nuclear Power Plant is next door. When the volcano last had a major eruption, nearly 90,000…

Japanese Sakurajima volcano spectacular eruption

The Sakurajima volcano Sakurajima spectacularly erupted last Friday (5th February, 2016), near Sendai the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, and the largest city in the Tōhoku region. The Sakurajima volcano is also about 50 kilometres from a nuclear plant. The…

Volcano warning in Japan

Japan has raised a volcano warning level, urging residents near Sakurajima in the south-western region to prepare for evacuation. The active volcano on the island of Kyushu is located about 50km from the Sendai nuclear plant, where the reactor was…

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