Sayuri Ogawa
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Japan volcano: Mount Ontake survivor recalls moment of eruption

A mountain guide who was on Japan's Mount Ontake when it erupted without warning has been speaking about what happened.

Sayuri Ogawa told how she hid from flying rocks, and was almost choked by the smell of sulphur. She said she thought she was going to die on the mountain.

She spoke to Rupert Wingfield-Hayes.

  • 30 Sep 2014
  • From the section Asia
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