Volcano erupts in southern Japan

Help

The Sakurajima volcano in Japan's southern Kagoshima region has erupted spewing volcanic ash onto Kagoshima City.

It erupted on Tuesday evening, the ash covered roads, caused delays to trains and forced the closure of roads in the city local media said.

Rebecca Donovan explains

Footage courtesy of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.