PHOTOS: Mt Etna, one of the most active volcanos in the world, is erupting

Strombolian explosions on Mt. Etna with a lava flow from the southeast crater on February 27, 2017 in Sicily, Italy. Photo: Marco Restivo / Barcroft Images via Getty Images.

Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy is erupting after being mostly dormant for the last two years.

Considered one of the most active volcanos in the world, it blew its top and spewed bright orange lava into the sky on Monday night.

There is no direct danger to the towns or airport on the island but authorities will continue to monitor the growing ash cloud.

Strombolian explosions on Mt. Etna with a lava flow from the southeast crater on February 27, 2017 in Sicily, Italy. Photo: Marco Restivo / Barcroft Images via Getty Images.

Etna’s last major eruption was in 1992 when two streams of lava threatened the village of Zafferana.

Military explosions managed to divert the lava flow away from the village until the eruption subsided.

Here’s a look at the volcano warming up before the eruption.

A picture taken from Catania, Sicily, shows the Etna volcano covered with snow on February 16, 2017. Photo: Marie-Laure Messana/ AFP/ Getty Images.

Here are some photos on Twitter of the event.

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