Posted: 08:48 GMT, Jan. February 2021 | Updated: 11:05 GMT, Jan. February 2021

Mount Etna spat smoke and ash last night in a spectacular new eruption that resulted in flights being canceled

The eruption at the southeast crater began late Tuesday afternoon and left columns of ash over 3Rise 000 feet in the air

Small stones and debris raining from the sky caused officials to shut down Catania airport while ambulance services were on alert in the nearby villages of Linguaglossa, Fornazzo and Milo

Footage captured by locals showed smoke that glowed red and yellow and stretched for miles across the evening sky as glowing lava poured from the snow-capped peak

In Catania, the second largest city on the island after Palermo, residents woke up to a layer of black ash that covered their streets and cars

During the Tuesday night outbreak, smoke and ashes poured across the sky and over Palermo, the capital of Sicily

On Tuesday evening, Mount Etna causes columns of smoke and ash to rise in a spectacular eruption over the port of Catania in Sicily, which rise at sunset

Lava pours from Mount Etna yesterday, small stones and debris raining from the sky caused officials to shut down Catania airport while ambulance services in the nearby villages of Linguaglossa, Fornazzo and Milo were on alert

A woman leads her dog through the tracks this morning as a layer of black ash covers the streets of Catania, Sicily’s second largest city

Smoke and ashes rise over a Sicilian harbor during the eruption yesterday afternoon, the smoke glowing red and yellow in sunset and stretching for miles across the evening sky as glowing lava poured from the snow-capped peak

Lava flows from the southwest crater on Tuesday, experts classified the eruption as strombolian activity, a moderate eruption with continuous but relatively mild explosions and a shower of glowing ash, stones and lava fragments

Last night a stream of molten rock spurted from the top of the 700 volcano000 year old volcano is also the second most active in the world after Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea.It is located between the African and Eurasian tectonic plates and produces almost constant eruptions of varying degrees.Each year, more than ten million tons of lava and over 7 million tons of carbon dioxide are released into water and sulfur dioxide produces

Ash climbs into the evening sky as red lava rushes down the mountainside. At nearly 300 meters high and 24 miles wide, Etna is the largest volcano in Europe

The eruption at the southeast crater began late Tuesday afternoon and left columns of ash over 3Soar 000 feet in the air

Footage captured by locals showed smoke that glowed red and yellow and stretched for miles across the evening sky as glowing lava poured from the snow-capped peak

Experts classified the eruption as Strombolian activity, a moderate eruption with continuous but relatively mild explosions and a shower of incandescent lamps, stones, and lava fragments

The most extreme form of volcanic activity, the Plinian eruptions, are characterized by explosive eruptions that create a dense mixture of gas and volcanic fragments that move at tremendous speeds

A Plinic eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 Chr buried Pompeii and Herculaneum under a blanket of ash

At almost 300 meters high and 24 miles wide, Etna is the largest volcano in Europe

Located between the African and Eurasian tectonic plates, it produces nearly constant eruptions of varying degrees

Smoke and ashes fill the horizon over Palermo last night when Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, erupted

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, spits out volcanic ash February comes into action from the Italian village of Catania

Streams of glowing lava can be seen as Mount Etna erupts not far from the city of Catania

A street cleaner sweeps up black ash from the central square in Catania on Wednesday morning

The beginning of the eruption on the snow-capped peak can be seen against the background of a clear night sky

A spectacular eruption on Etna, splashing lava and smoke into the evening sky over Sicily

Lava explodes from the crater and smoke and ash are spewed into the evening air over Mount Etna

On Tuesday evening, glowing streams of lava pour from the port in Catania, Sicily, down Mount Etna

The streets of Catania are covered with ashes that begin to fall in the afternoon and last into the night as people roam the city

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, spits out volcanic ash as it steps into action from the village of Catania

Large fragments of rock ejected from the volacno (lapilli) are shown by a resident of Catania after the eruption

Smoke and ash blanket the night sky in Sicily as a stream of red lava seeps from Mount Etna

One resident covered his hood with plastic sheeting and his windshield with cardboard to protect his jeep from ashes

Every year more than ten million tons of lava and over 7 million tons of carbon dioxide, water and sulfur dioxide are produced

The worst outbreak in recent times occurred in March 2017, when nearly a dozen people were injured

Already around 1500 BC Chr outbreaks were recorded A devastating eruption in 1169 caused an earthquake that is estimated to have left an estimated 15000 people were killed

In 1992 lava pouring down the slope threatened Zafferana, a town of 7000 inhabitants, in what is probably the most voluminous flank eruption in 300 years

A car filled with volcanic ash from Mount Etna, which this afternoon during the heavy blasting activity of the volcano on Sept. February 2021 in Catania, Italy, falls on the city

Red glowing smoke from the sunset cascades over a village, while on Tuesday evening a lava flow from Mount Etna in Sicily

On Tuesday afternoon, a stream of lava flows down Mount Etna while smoke and ash are spat over the horizon

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