Kyushu's Sakurajima Volcano Erupts

Japan’s Sakurajima volcano on Kyushu island erupted on Sunday, July 24 according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

After the volcano eruption, the Japan Meteorological Agency issued an “evacuation alert level 5” for Kagoshima residents.

Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, urged government agency to work collaboratively while “prioritizing human life above all else.”

There were no reported casualties, according to local news outlets.

Video captured by Twitter user @GakuHayato’s home security cameras from Kagoshima Bay shows the eruption on Sunday. Credit: @GakuHayato via Storyful

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