VIDEO: Mount Etna showers ash on towns

VIDEO: Mount Etna showers ash on towns

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has erupted again, showering volcanic ash on towns dotting the mountain’s slopes and nearby Taormina.

The eruption did not force any evacuations, but a road was closed for half an hour as a precaution.

Authorities also briefly closed two of the four air corridors serving the nearby Catania airport but air traffic was not interrupted.

Etna erupts occasionally and its last major eruption occurred in 1992.

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