Etna volcano eruption threatens Settlements

Sicily has had an new crater of Etna, which is actively spewing lava, volcanic ash and smoke.

A cloud of volcanic ash and smoke razrostaetsya eyes and tightens the sky over the island of Sicily.

Etna is the biggest threat to the port city of Catania. The city is located on the eastern coast of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna.

Guide Catania Fontanarossa Airport, which is located 5 km from the city, was forced to delay flights. Every hour, take to the sky no more than 6 aircraft.

Now for the Etna volcano closely watched by experts from the National Institute of Geodesy and Volcanology of Catania. Experts predict that the airport is unlikely to be closed, and hope for a possible reduction of the backlog in the schedule.

It should be pointed out that Mount Etna — the highest and most active volcano in Europe. And this is the thirteenth izverzhnie this year.

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