Friday, April 13, 2012

Mount Etna's Fury: Volcano Erupts

Europe's tallest active volcano, Mount Etna, has been blasting flaming lava and ash into the air in its sixth eruption this year.

The eruption is the 24th in a series that began in January 2011.

Rock blew off the southeast side of the mountain, which is only 10 miles from the Zafferana Etnea village and 18 miles above the town of Catania of Italian island of Sicily.

Yet no warnings of danger have so far been issued by authorities and Catania International Airport has remained open. Read More