There is a possibility of a tsunami in Japan due to the sudden volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Monday. The Japan Meteorological Agency is busy assessing the possible danger of tsunamis. According to the agency, Mount Ulavun on New Britain Island erupted at around 3:30 pm on Monday. Due to this, a plume of smoke 15 thousand meters i.e. 50 thousand feet high was seen.
A volcano suddenly erupted in Papua New Guinea on Monday, due to which there is a possibility of a Tsunami in Japan. Japan Meteorological Agency has started assessing the possible danger of tsunamis.
Smoke rose to 50 thousand feet
According to the agency (JMA), Mount Ulawun on New Britain Island in Papua New Guinea erupted at around 3:30 pm on Monday. Due to this, a plume of smoke 15 thousand meters i.e. 50 thousand feet high was seen.
Citing the volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, the JMA said it was assessing the potential impact. This also includes the danger of a tsunami coming after Monday.
The tsunami may come after Monday
The JMA said the first tsunami waves could reach Izu and Ogasawara islands after Monday, about three hours after the volcano erupted. However, the agency refused to make any predictions regarding the possible impact of the tsunami.