While Italy’s forests are burning out-of-control, Italian volcanoes Etna and Stromboli are erupting violently. Here the latest reports…
Major Stromboli volcano eruption in Italy – August 1, 2021
The Stromboli volcano, Italy erupted powerfully around 20:09 UTC on August 1, 2021.
The explosion ejected volcanic material over 150 m (490 feet) in the air.
The volcanic event was clearly detected by all seismic stations at Stromboli.
The strong eruption stopped around 21:30 UTC.
Stromboli is situated in the NE-most of the Aeolian Islands and is characterized by frequent mild explosions.
New paroxysm at Etna volcano, Italy – July 31, 2021
The paroxysmal eruptive episode continues at Etna volcano.
The latest paroxysmal eruption started around 21:22 UTC on July 31, ending up in amazing lava fountains around 23:30 UTC and creating lava flows.
#Etna – 31 Luglio/01 Agosto 2021 | Alcune foto dell’incredibile 52º evento parossistico al cratere di sudest con materiale incandescente che ha superato i 1000 metri d’altezza! #sicily #volcanoes #eruption #eruzione #sicilia🌋
©️Photos Credit: Fabrizio Zuccarello pic.twitter.com/elt2e87meO
— EtNative (@EtNativo) August 1, 2021
Officials raised the Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 18:23 UTC before setting it back to Orange at 05:47 UTC on August 1, 2021.
— Simonetta Gribaldo (@SGribaldo) August 1, 2021
If you have more pictures and videos of these two major eruptions, please add them to your comments. In the meantime, get prepare if you live near a volcano. You never know when it’s gonna blow!
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