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5/08/2007

Mount Etna erupts for third time since March

Breaking Volcanic News
Italy

Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, has spewed jets of lava up to 600 feet into the sky in a new eruption.

The eruption, which began on Sunday, cracked open a new crater on the volcano’s south-eastern side.

The eruption was the third since March. Etna is in an almost constant state of activity and last December the nearby airport at Catania had to be closed for two weeks because of ash blown into the atmosphere.

Mount Etna Erupts Again
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