TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japan Meteorological Agency said Mount Asama in central Japan erupted late on Wednesday and issued a warning not to approach the volcano.
The agency issued a level 3 warning on a scale of up to 5 following the eruption that occurred around 10:08 p.m. (1308 GMT).
There were no immediate reports of damage in the sparsely populated vicinity.
Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Catherine Evans
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