Thursday, October 26, 2006

Italy's Mount Etna Spews Lava, Steam

Check out this story from NBC complete with video, sound, and slides!

POSTED: 1:24 pm PDT October 24, 2006

CATANIA, Italy -- Italy's Mount Etna has erupted for the sixth time in two months.

Authorities continued to allow sightseekers on the volcano to take pictures on Monday, despite the lava and steam clouds that spewed from the mountain.

The latest eruption caused two lava flows. Experts recorded four different explosions on Sunday.

Experts believed that there was no threat to surrounding villages.


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