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February 1, 2011 09:53

Japan volcano video: Powerful explosion creates huge plume, shatters windows

A Japanese volcano that recently roared back into life, has erupted with its biggest explosion yet, sending a huge plume of gas and rocks into the sky. The blast also downed trees and broke hundreds of windows some 8 kilometres away. Officials urged over a thousand locals to leave their homes as streams of lava, ash and possible landslides posed a threat. The Shinmoedake volcano erupted last week for the first time in 52 years.