Japan’s Suwanosejima volcano has erupted, spewing lava and sending a huge cloud of ash into the sky.
Officials warned that a large amount of ash was expected to fall on the village of Toshima following Thursday morning’s eruption.
The volcano erupted just after 11am local time as experts monitored a burst of recent activity on the remote island.
It is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, with dozens of eruptions occurring every year.
Despite the activity, it has been home to about 50 people for years and has a small airport.
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