Rebecca Morelle describes Etna eruption
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BBC reporter Rebecca Morelle describes Etna eruption

17 March 2017 Last updated at 09:23 GMT

The Mount Etna Volcano in Italy has erupted.

A BBC team and some tourists were on the mountain when the explosion happened.

BBC science reporter Rebecca Morelle described the experience of "Running down a mountain pelted by rocks, dodging burning boulders and boiling steam."

Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, it's been erupting for the last three weeks.

Mount Etna erupts a few times a year.