Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210616/1140Z STRONG STROMBOLIAN ACTIVITY OBSERVED to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Wed, 16 Jun 2021, 12:00
12:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 11:54 UTC, 16/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210616/1154Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/162
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAMS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210616/1140Z STRONG STROMBOLIAN
ACTIVITY OBSERVED
OBS VA DTG: 16/1150Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N3745 E01500 - N3727 E01509 - N3727 E01457 -
N3745 E01500 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1750Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2350Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0550Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: PLUME DETECTABLE ON INGV WEBCAMS, SIGNIFICANT VOLCANIC ASH ONLY
IN THE VICINITY OF THE CRATER.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210616/1300Z=

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021, 15:00
Lava fountain during last night's paroxysm at Etna's New SE crater (image: Roberto Viglianisi / facebook)
Just two days since the preceding one, another paroxysm occurred at the New SE crater over last night 14-15 June 2021. As the intervals had been longer and the beginning of the most recent paroxysms was generally a longer period of fluctuating and overall increasing activity, it came a bit as a surprise. ... Read all
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