Image: Vesuvius on fire

With Italy suffering high temperatures and drought, wildfires have broken out including blazes that are ravaging the slopes of Mount Vesuvius near Naples. Using images taken by the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite on 12 July 2017, the animation combines different sensor bands to highlight the numerous separate fires around this iconic volcano and the smoke billowing over the surrounding area.

Image: Vesuvius on fire

With Italy suffering high temperatures and drought, wildfires have broken out including blazes that are ravaging the slopes of Mount Vesuvius near Naples. Using images taken by the Copernicus ...

Fri 14 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Mount Vesuvius Is on Fire (Not Like That, Though)

Smoke is rising from Mount Vesuvius.

Fri 14 Jul 17 from Livescience

Eerie skull forms in smoke rising over Mount Vesuvius

Around 1,000 tourists were evacuated by boat from wildfires in Sicily yesterday, as swathes of southern Italy burned after months with little rainfall in a fire which has been blamed on the ...

Thu 13 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

Satellite spots burning Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is on fire. The European Space Agency has proof in the form of satellite imagery.

Fri 14 Jul 17 from UPI

Vesuvius on fire

No, Vesuvius is not erupting, but the wooded slopes of this iconic volcano are being ravaged by wildfires, as seen from space by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission

Thu 13 Jul 17 from ESA

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