‘Lava waterfalls’ at Stromboli volcano, Italy

Strong eruptive activity continues at Stromboli volcano, Italy since October 9, 2022.

The canyon formed inside the Sciara del Fuoco has deepened since the start of the eruption and the lava and pyroclastic material flowing inside of it are creating spectacular “lava waterfalls” between 400 and 500 m (1 300 – 1 640 feet) above sea level.

On October 11 and 12, INGV staff engaged in observations at an altitude of 190 m (620 feet):

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