New Footage Shows Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupt, Send Huge Plume of Ash Bursting Into the Sky

New footage posted online Tuesday night shows the moment a volcano in Japan erupted over the weekend, sending a plume of ash bursting into the sky.

The video, obtained by the Agence France-Presse, offers a first-hand look at the eruption of Mount Ontake which blanketed the nearby area in white ash and left over 30 dead.

At the time of publication, the video had just under 1,000 views on YouTube.

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