Italian volcano erupted and sent an intense ash cloud tens of meters into the sky

The Stromboli volcano, in Italy, is one of the most active in the world and for a thousand years it has registered action approximately once an hour.

Even though this volcano has been active about once an hour for thousands of years, this time was unusual. Besides the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology He qualified his activity with the phrase: « high intensity ». It’s about the Italian volcano Stromboli, one of the most active in the world, which erupted and sent an intense ash cloud tens of meters above the sky.

It happened during the morning of last Monday. The column of cloud that erupted from the mountain could be seen for miles. This alerted the authorities and the aforementioned institute flew over the area. The purpose was to verify that everything was in order and to be able to measure the intensity of the eruption.

Approximately 100 meters the smoke rose above the sky of Italy. Then they noticed that due to the coloration they noticed the material that it may have expelled. Among which the oldest lava rocks in the volcano’s crater are detailed.

Villages near the volcano on alert

Stromboli eruptions or activity are usually small outlets of gas or lava. Nearby villages are used to its activity. However, the latter was much more intense and did affect them. No human losses were recorded. Rarely does this volcano cause a death.

However, according to the Daily Mail, in 1930 four people died due to a Stromboli eruption. And the most recent was that of a 35-year-old hiker, in 2019. It is located on an island near Sicily. It belongs to the Aeolian Islands.