Airport, Reggio Calabria for more than 24 hours has been closed due to ash falls that have occurred as a result of the violence of the volcano Etna. So yesterday, this morning at 7 flights were diverted to the airport of Lamezia Terme.
More than 9.4 thousand tons of volcanic ash fell in a few hours in the city of Reggio Calabria in the area of 236 sqkm of the eruption on the night of December 3, Etna.
On average, in the municipal district has dropped about 40 cc per square meter of ash, which is about 9.440 tonnes throughout the city (of course, except for a much more abundant amounts of ash that had fallen into the sea). Such an amount of ash can be located on the sides of 315 trucks. Read the rest of this entry »