Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210604/1615Z STONG STROMBOLIAN ACTIVITY OBSERVED to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Fri, 4 Jun 2021, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Etna volcano on  4 Jun 2021
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 4 Jun 2021
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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 16:31 UTC, 04/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210604/1630Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/150
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210604/1615Z STONG STROMBOLIAN
ACTIVITY OBSERVED
OBS VA DTG: 04/1630Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N3745 E01500 - N3736 E01518 - N3727 E01506 -
N3745 E01500 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/2230Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0430Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1030Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: SMALL LAVA FOUNTAIN OBSERVED ON THE WEBCAM. DARK PLUME AT THE
SUMMIT, DRIFTING TOWARDS SOUTH-EAST BELOW FL150.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210604/1735Z=

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