Disaster waiting to happen? Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with more than 4 inches of ash if it erupted, government study reveals

of ash on central Tokyo, according to a government study seen by the Kyodo news agency. The ash would paralyse the capital, rendering roads impassable and stopping the flow of goods and people. The study found just 0.5cm of ash could cause mechanical …
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