Ebene News – GB – Spectacular spectacle during the eruption of the Italian volcano on Etna

One of the most active volcanoes is erupting and authorities say if neighboring towns are not in danger, they are monitoring the situation

Etna has erupted, sending smoke and ash into the sky and forcing a nearby airport to temporarily close

Etna, at 3350 m above sea level, is located on the Italian island of Sicily and is one of the most active volcanoes in the world

The Ministry of Civil Protection said neighboring centers were not threatened, although Italy’s central emergency service said it was monitoring the towns of Linguaglossa, Fornazzo and Milo

Catania airport had to close due to ash, which had risen more than a kilometer into the air and made the flight dangerous, Ansa news agency reported

Photos shared on social media show ash raining down on houses and a tall column of smoke coming from the mountain and spreading over the buildings below

Stefano Branco, director of the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology at INGV, told Italian news agency AGI that the latest surge in activity was “not at all worrisome”, adding : “We have seen worse”

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Mount Etna, volcano, volcanic eruption, Sicily, Italy

Ebene News – GB – Spectacular spectacle during the eruption of the Italian volcano on Etna

Source: https://news.sky.com/story/spectacular-show-as-italian-volcano-mount-etna-erupts-12220460