Catania airport was closed due to the eruption of Etna

118923 According to the report, the situation remains critical despite the fact that the harvesting machinery in the dawn cleared the runway from the ashes, fell in the night. The crisis center of the airport intends to hold another meeting at 11.00 (13.00 MSK).

Part of arriving flights redirected to the airport of Comiso, located 100 kilometers from Catania.

Etna woke up on February 28. In recent days, volcanologists have recorded clear strengthening of activity of the volcano and found two lava flow at the height of about 2.7 thousand meters above sea level. On Thursday following the release of volcanic material and injured 10 people.