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The flanks of the Stromboli volcano north of Sicily spews lava... News PhotoActivity,Emergencies and Disasters,Erupting,Europe,Italy,Lava,Outdoors,Sea,Sicily,Vertical,Volcanic Activity,VolcanoPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe flanks of the Stromboli volcano north of Sicily spews lava towards the sea on January 14, 2013 after one of Europe's most active volanoes churned into activity. Stromboli, which attracts up to 6000 tourists every year, had recently been placed under heightened surveillance after scientists registered higher seismic readingsAFP PHOTO/MARIO LAPORTA (Photo credit should read MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images)