Japan Volcano Ash Cloud Overtakes Hikers

Many of you have heard about the unexpected volcano eruption that occurred in Japan over the weekend.  According to multiple reports, this tragedy claimed the lives of 31 people.  The video below was taken by a hiker on Mount Ontake in central Japan as the surprising eruption occurred.  An enormous ash cloud ensues, and eventually overtakes the hikers as they attempt to make their way back down the mountain.