Spectacular images: Mount Etna snow-covered volcano erupted in Italy (Videos)

Spectacular images: Mount Etna snow-covered volcano erupted in Italy (Videos)

Catania : Italy | Feb 09, 2012 at 6:13 AM PST
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Mount Etna erupted 2012

Simply spectacular eruption of the snow-covered volcano (Etna) on the island of Sicily took place yesterday and continued Thursday.

Etna back on the show with a massive eruption began on Wednesday 8 February. After minor explosions in recent days the biggest volcano of Europe has taken an intense activity with lava fountains and pouring from the crater of a long South-East, settling in the desert of The Valle del Bove.

To make it even more striking images is the presence of snow, that whitens the crater of Etna.

The eruption of Etna volcano closes airport of Catania temporarily for safety reasons The closure of the airport resulted in the diversion of flights to Lamezia Terme 6 and one of Palermo. 5 deleted and 5 scheduled cargo,reports the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.

(Photos from Reuters)

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