Mount Etna Erupts – level 1

21-12-2020 07:00

Mount Etna is a volcano. A volcano is a mountain that sometimes becomes dangerous. Mount Etna is on the island of Sicily, Italy. Only three active volcanoes are in Europe. Mount Etna is the highest of them. It is 3,326 meters high.

Mount Etna is almost always active. Active is a situation when it can erupt or explode. Lava and ash can come out from it. Small earthquakes happen near Mount Etna from time to time. They are not usually very dangerous.

Last week, Mount Etna becomes active again. It erupts. People can watch lava and a big cloud of ash. Officials say that the situation is not dangerous. Nobody is hurt.

Difficult words: lava (orange liquid rock that is very hot), ash (small pieces of things after they burn), earthquake (when the earth moves and it can destroy buildings or cars).

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