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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSION CEASED OBS VA DTG: 30/0010Z

Thu, 30 Dec 2021, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 00:10 UTC, 30/12/21 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211230/0010Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/45
INFO SOURCE: TONGA MET VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION CEASED
OBS VA DTG: 30/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL100 030/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0610Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1210Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1810Z NO VA EXP
RMK: PREVIOUS VA AREA IS CLEAR OF MET CLD AND NOT
IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR
AND UPDATE IF NECESSARY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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Wed, 29 Dec 2021, 16:25
The eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai continued intermittently during 29 December 2021 to 4 January 2022, though by 3 January activity had significantly decreased. Several surges of Surtseyan activity, with some periods lasting as long as 30 minutes, occurred during 28-29 December; gas, steam, and ash plumes rose at least to 12.2 km (40,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted N, though the maximum altitude of the ash-rich portion of the plume was lower. ... Read all
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