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Mount Etna eruption

Eruption of Mount Etna may continue to cause disruption to travel to Sicily, although it is subsiding.

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After closure for 24 hours to due to volcanic ash, Catania Airport (Fontanarossa) reopened this morning 13 May and flights are expected to be regular. The eruption is now subsiding.

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Published 13 May 2011