Etna Spectacular: Eruption and high smoke column

Etna returns to erupt, recording a strong explosive activity from the South-East crater and the emission of a high cloud of lava ash that has dispersed to the south. From the same “mouth” emerged a lava overflow that has given rise to numerous phenomena: lava fountains, a giant cloud of ash above the mountain and volcanic lapilli arrived up to Catania. The column of smoke is visible from over a hundred kilometers. However, it seems that the event is not particularly worrying from the point of view of public safety: the lava fountains have reached a height of many hundreds of meters, but the lava flow is directed as usual to the Valle del Bove, a high altitude basin far from any inhabited center.

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