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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20211227/1230Z ONGOING INTERMITTENT ERUPTION to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Mon, 27 Dec 2021, 19:15
19:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 05 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 19:05 UTC, 27/12/21 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211227/1905Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/35
INFO SOURCE: VONA FROM TONGA MET, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20211227/1230Z ONGOING
INTERMITTENT ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 27/1905Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S2045 W17530 - S2015 W17530 - S2000
W17500 - S2015 W17445 - S2045 W17445 MOV E 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0105Z SFC/FL100 S2045 W17530 - S2015
W17530 - S2000 W17500 - S2015 W17445 - S2045 W17445
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0705Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1305Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ERUPTIVE ACTIVITY IS INTERMITTENT AND ASH FALL CONFINED
TO LOWER LEVELS VCY VOLCANO. HEIGHTS BASED ON 20211227/1830Z
VONA FROM TONGA MET. ASH CLOUD TO FL100 WITH STEAM AND GAS
TO FL300. LOW LEVEL CONDITIONS SLIGHTLY OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20211228/0105Z=

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