In Sicily, the eruption of the volcano Etna

In Sicily, the eruption of the volcano Etna

On the Italian island of Sicily, the eruption of mount Etna, reports The Local.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Italy, the eruption does not currently pose any hazard to humans. Catania airport is operating normally.

‘etna’s erupting Southeast Crater on the late evening of 27 February 2017

— Boris Behncke (@etnaboris) February 28, 2017.

The latest series of eruptions of Etna volcano occurred in may 2016. Then a few hours, the volcano threw the ashes on the East side of the slope to a height of 3.5 km, and the Eruption was also accompanied by a powerful emission of lava.

Mount Etna is the highest in Europe, its eruption occurs regularly. Height of Etna is over 3.2 thousand meters and change after the eruption.