Kyushu’s Shinmoedake volcano erupts for first time in six years

Mount Shinmoe in the Kirishima mountain range bordering Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures erupted early Wednesday, marking its first such activity in about six years.The Meteorological Agency raised the warning level for a volcanic eruption to Level 3, restricting entry to the mountain. It warned the volcano might grow more active, as swelling of the mountain … Continue reading Kyushu’s Shinmoedake volcano erupts for first time in six years