Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20201215/0700Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS INCREASED to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Tue, 15 Dec 2020, 08:15
08:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 08:05 UTC, 15/12/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201215/0804Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/44
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAMS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201215/0700Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS
INCREASED
OBS VA DTG: 15/0800Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N3715 E01515 - N3715 E01500 - N3745 E01500 -
N3715 E01515 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1400Z SFC/FL130 N3745 E01500 - N3545 E01630 -
N3530 E01545 - N3745 E01500
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SIGNIFICANT ASH EMISSION IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201215/1200Z=

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