Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210706/2200Z ASH CLOUD MOVES TOWARD SE OBS VA DTG: 06/2235Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Tue, 6 Jul 2021, 22:45
22:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Etna volcano on  6 Jul 2021
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 6 Jul 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 22:30 UTC, 06/07/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210706/2229Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/225
INFO SOURCE: INGV VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210706/2200Z ASH CLOUD MOVES TOWARD SE
OBS VA DTG: 06/2235Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N3745 E01500 - N3727 E01554 - N3703 E01500 -
N3745 E01500 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0435Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1035Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1635Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: STRONG STROMBOLIAN ACTIVITY IS OBSERVED AT SUMMIT CRATERS
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210706/2330Z=

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Mon, 5 Jul 2021, 08:26
Thermal view of the lava fountain at Etna's New SE crater on 4 July 2021 (image: INGVvulcani / facebook)
Less than 3 days since the last paroxysm early morning last Friday, another similar eruption occurred yesterday afternoon (4 July 2021). During the afternoon, strombolian activity resumed at the SE Crater, quickly increased and produced a lava fountain from 17:25-19:00. ... Read all
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