Lava Spews From Mount Etna as Volcanic Activity Continues

Volcanic activity on Mount Etna saw alert levels raised to “yellow” by Italian authorities on May 20.

The Civil Protection Department tweeted the warning, with Italian media reporting that the earth in the surrounding areas was continuing to “shake” on Friday.

A new effusive vent opened on the northern slope of the southeast crater of Etna on May 12.

This footage was shot by Salvatore Palermo, a photographer based in Aci Sant’Antonio, just northeast of Catania. Credit: Salvatore Palermo via Storyful

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