Alaid volcano (Kuriles Islands, Russia): new eruption continues
Tue, 22 Mar 2016, 15:5415:54 PM | BY: T
The new eruptive phase that started in late February continues. An intense thermal anomaly has been detected from the volcano's summit area on satellite imagery and weak ash emissions extending approx. 60 km NW from the island were observed yesterday and this morning (Tokyo VAAC).
Thermal radiation from Alaid volcano (MODIS / Mirova)
Fri, 4 Mar 2016, 11:08
A new eruption is occurring at the volcano, satellite images show. A pronounced steam plume with possible ash content can be seen drifting west from the volcano, at estimated 13,000 ft (4 km) altitude. In addition, NASA's MODIS and VIIRS sensors have been detecting an intense heat source from the volcano's summit lately. Read all