Kyushu's Shinmoedake rumbles anew with explosive eruption

National Mar 6, 2018

Kyushu's Shinmoedake rumbles anew with explosive eruption

A volcano which was featured in the 1967 James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice" shot smoke and ash thousands of meters into the sky Tuesday, prompting the cancellation of flights to and from a nearby airport. The eruption is likely to continue for ...

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

National Oct 11, 2017

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 ...