29 Aug

29/08 Another paroxism

Andreas Brenneke sent some webcam photos of this night activity. It was not strong as other ones but “better than nothing”. Here in hotel none of us heard anything so thanks Andreas we know what happened on our volcano 😀 Some more photos on Etna Walk’s website UPDATE: new cone has no more a smooth …

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20 Aug

20/08 A quiet morning

A quiet morning everywhere but on Etna. We are under intense ash falling, road is totally covered by black ash and most people are leaving fast… except us who know there is no risk. It is eleventh event so what should I say more? For sport car lovers road in this moment is very entertaining, …

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19 Aug

19/08 It will be a long night

We expected a new paroxism yesterday or today and… it’s never too late, Etna is preparing to something big; stay tuned on webcams this night!

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19 Aug

19/08 No more just a Pit!

Some friends (Ahti!) ask: “what is Pit crater?”. Well, called Pit because it was just an hole on Sud-Est crater flank now it is a little promising crater itself. In Boris Behncke photos you can see how Pit is growing up and needs a new name. Ah, the huge “Bocca Nuova” has born in 1968 …

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15 Aug

15/08 So far, so close

Etna Walk gave us a recent paroxism photo with a little hotel in his right lower corner. Can you recognize it? Click on photo to enlarge it

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12 Aug

12/08 Tenth event!

Pit crater woke up again; as forecasted. UPDATE: yesterday evening I went sleeping early. Andreas Brenneke was awoke. He sent us first image of this new event, a night shoot showing a bit of strombolian activity. Thanks to Adlam-Stiles for first image of the great new ash mushroom in this moment flies above us.

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