Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20201213/2215Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS INCREASED to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Mon, 14 Dec 2020, 14:15
14:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 50 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 14:06 UTC, 14/12/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201214/1405Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/41
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INVG WEBCAMS, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201213/2215Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS
INCREASED
OBS VA DTG: 14/1353Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N3745 E01500 - N3715 E01530 - N3700 E01500 -
N3745 E01500 MOV S 50KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1953Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0153Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0753Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: SIGNIFICANT ASH EMISSION ONGOING, VA IDENTIFIABLE FROM
SATELLITE DATA
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201214/1500Z=

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Mon, 14 Dec 2020, 07:16
Etna with strombolian activity from New SE crater and the new lava flow early this motning (image: INGV webcam)
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