July 10, 2013. Waking up in the environment on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, Sakurajima volcano threw a column of smoke and ash to a height of 3400 meters, reported Meteorological Administration, Kagoshima Prefecture.
Wind carries volcanic ash towards the city Tarumidzu Kagoshima Prefecture, experts fear its impact on the residents of the city, if the eruption becomes protracted character.
This is the third highest column of smoke in the history of observations of the volcano. The most powerful eruption occurred in 2009, when the volcano threw a column of smoke to a height of more than four kilometers. Then in Kagoshima City has dropped 243 grams of ash per square meter. For cleaning the city were involved in more than two hundred watering machine.