Catania Airport / Day closed in Sicily due to Mount Etna


A huge cloud of smoke rose above the volcano, but lava flowed on the slopes, local media reported. There is no evidence that the eruption caused damage or injured people.

The lava has reached a height of 2,000 meters, reports the news agency Adnkronos.

Catania Airport has temporarily suspended work due to airborne ash. The smoke and ash pillar was a kilometer high, which raised concerns about flight safety, the news agency reports. Ansa.

Ash has covered homes and streets throughout the city.

The eruptions of 3,300 meters high Mount Etna are not uncommon.

The volcano in eastern Sicily is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Source: Diena.lv by www.diena.lv.

*The article has been translated based on the content of Diena.lv by www.diena.lv. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!