Mount Ontake erupts

Mount Ontake, a volcano in Japan, erupted on September 27. It rained ash and rocks. Over 45 people have died. Most of them were folks hiking on the mountain. The last time more than 45 people were killed due to a volcanic eruption in Japan was in 1926. Mount Ontake is 3,067 m (10,062 ft) high.

Image Credits: Atsushi Ueda for Mount Ontake’s image