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Teams in Italy worked on Wednesday to clean up the Etna area after the volcano spat out lava, ash and volcanic stones

Urban teams largely anticipated the activities of Etna, Europe’s most active volcano. Authorities closed areas around the crater on Tuesday, but the activities have forced the temporary closure of nearby Sicilian Catania Airport

Lava gushes from Mount Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 According to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Europe’s most active volcano came alive on Tuesday around 4 p.m. local time (AP Photo / Salvatore Allegra)

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, spits out ash and lava, seen from Catania, southern Italy, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, has got into spectacular volcanic action again and has spat out ash and lava (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse via AP)

“The entire Pedara area and all roads are covered with volcanic ash and lapillus,” said Mayor Alfio Cristaudo

Clouds of smoke from Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, has again got into spectacular volcanic action and has spat out ash plumes and lava (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse via AP)

Lava gushes from Mount Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 According to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Europe’s most active volcano came alive on Tuesday around 4 p.m. local time (AP Photo / Salvatore Allegra)

The volcano erupted again just 30 hours later: After falling to “the lowest levels” in recent weeks, the volcano burst at 1 a.m. local time Thursday morning, reported Volcano Discovery

Lava spat for over an hour and reached heights of around 500 meters.The volcanic ash advisory center in Toulouse recorded ashes that reached a height of 30Reached 000 feet

Lava gushes from Mount Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 According to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Europe’s most active volcano came alive on Tuesday around 4 p.m. local time (AP Photo / Salvatore Allegra)

Mount Etna erupts regularly, but it also serves as a popular tourist destination.Some travelers visit just to see the eruptions

Riding motorcycles and scooters was banned, and the speed limit for cars was lowered to limit the further spread of ashes

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