The ground around one of the world’s most dangerous volcanic systems has been moving upwards over the last decade, raising 38cm in the last 10 years. The movement at Italy’s Campi Flegrei – or, as it’s also known, the Phlegraean Fields – has raised concerns of an impending eruption, but scientists have now said this is not necessarily the case.
Campi Flegrei, an enormous volcanic area, sits across the Bay of Naples from Mount Vesuvius. The caldera includes 24 craters and volcanic networks and is mostly situated underwater. It gained widespread attention in 2009 after scientists suggested inflation at the site could signal a forthcoming eruption. READ MORE