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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING INTERMITTENT ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 28/0637Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Tue, 28 Dec 2021, 06:45
06:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 05 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 06:37 UTC, 28/12/21 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211228/0637Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/37
INFO SOURCE: ERUPTION RPT-TGS, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING INTERMITTENT ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 28/0637Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S2045 W17530 - S2015 W17530 - S1930
W17445 - S1915 W17345 - S1945 W17345 - S2000 W17430 - S2045
W17500 MOV NE 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/1237Z SFC/FL100 S2045 W17530 - S2015
W17530 - S1930 W17445 - S2000 W17430 - S2045 W17500
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1837Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/0037Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ERUPTIVE ACTIVITY IS INTERMITTENT AND ASH FALL CONFINED
TO LOWER LEVELS VCY VOLCANO. HEIGHTS BASED ON 20211228/0530Z
VOLCANIC ACTIVITY REPORT FROM FROM TONGA GS. ASH CLOUD TO
FL120 WITH STEAM AND GAS TO FL510.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20211228/1237Z=

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