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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20211231/0500Z INTERMITTENT ERUPTION CONTINUES SINCE 31/0500Z. to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Fri, 31 Dec 2021, 19:45
19:45 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 19:35 UTC, 31/12/21 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211231/1935Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/46
INFO SOURCE: VONA 39, DRONE PICS.
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20211231/0500Z INTERMITTENT
ERUPTION CONTINUES SINCE 31/0500Z.
OBS VA DTG: 31/1935Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015 W17515 - S2045
W17515 - S2045 W17530 MOV E 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0135Z SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015
W17515 - S2045 W17515 - S2045 W17530
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0735Z SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015
W17515 - S2045 W17515 - S2045 W17530
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/1335Z SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015
W17515 - S2045 W17515 - S2045 W17530
RMK: ASHFALL IS EXPECTED WITHIN VCY OF VENTS. LAST ASH PLUME
DETECTED AROUND 31/1520Z. GAS AND STEAM EXPECTED UP TO FL300
AS PER 20211231/1825Z VONA. HTHH CURRENTLY OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220101/0135Z=

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The cock's tail generated by the eruption from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on 28 December (image: Ioana Kalo Sugar/facebook)
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