Lava From Erupting Mount Etna Glows Red Against Night Sky

The sky over Sicily lit up as Mount Etna continued to erupt in the early hours of December 22.

Footage shot by photographer Gaetano Longo from Belpasso, about 14 miles from the base of the volcano, shows lava glowing in the darkness.

Longo’s camerawork captures a close-up view of the power of the eruption at around 5.50 am. Credit: Gaetano Longo via Storyful