Red hot lava flows down Mount Etna as it erupts. The Italian volcano erupted three times over a 36-hour period.
Lava continues to spew from Mount Etna in Sicily on Wednesday after an initial eruption from its south-eastern crater on Tuesday. Communities in the nearby town of Catania have not been afftected and no warnings of danger have been issued. The volcano's south-eastern crater has been the most active in recent years