In Messina, Sicily, a volcano erupted and a nearby boat full of tourists rushed to sail away. The violent eruption sent a plume of ash and smoke way up into the air behind them. Luckily, everyone on the boat got away safely and no injuries were reported.
TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT: Boaters who were sailing off Messina, Sicily, got a close-up look at Stromboli island’s volcano erupting.— ABC News (@ABC) August 29, 2019
The plume from the eruption extended more than one mile high, Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology said. https://t.co/XY5XSVsC8w pic.twitter.com/bloAk1cKYs