The volcano Etna is active again. The Catania-Fontanarossa airport in Sicily was closed completely by the ash clouds, meanwhile, can only take a limited number of aircraft taking off and landing. There are no injuries.
Since Monday morning, 8 a.m. (local time) were around 130 quakes were registered, says the National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology of Italy. The strongest quake had a magnitude of 4.0.
With 3.330 metres is mount Etna the highest and most active volcano of Europe. The volcano can be several times a year, making it due to lava and ash clouds spew. The last eruption was in 1992.