This past week saw the volcano on Mount Onetake erupt sending a plume of ash and smock as high as 8 km in the air. Unfortunately, climbers on the mountain that day felt the wrath of Mother Nature with full force. Here’s the video of how it looked to them.
Scarry stuff! Even more so if you watch it from a few KMs away as shown from this Japanese government video.
North America has seen it’s fair share of volcano action as well. Do you remember when Mt St. Helen’s in Washington state erupted back in 1980?
Be thankful we don’t live in a part of the world where this can happen:
Have you ever been near a volcano?