FCO issues warning to travellers about Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Added 17/03/2017

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have updated their travel advice for Italy to include the following warning about volcanic eruptions from Mount Etna in Sicily.

The advice follows an eruption on 16 March in which some tourists suffered minor injuries.

The warning states:

 “Mount Etna has been erupting with increasing frequency. Take care if you’re near any active volcano and follow local advice. For more information about volcanoes in Italy, visit the Italian Civil Protection website. “

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