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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20211231/1520Z INTERMITTENT ERUPTION CONTINUES

Sat, 1 Jan 2022, 07:30
07:30 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 07:15 UTC, 01/01/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220101/0715Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/2
INFO SOURCE: VONA 39
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20211231/1520Z INTERMITTENT
ERUPTION CONTINUES
EST VA DTG: 01/0715Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015 W17515 - S2045
W17515 - S2045 W17530 MOV E 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1315Z SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015
W17515 - S2045 W17515 - S2045 W17530
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1915Z SFC/FL100 S2030 W17530 - S2015
W17515 - S2045 W17515 - S2045 W17530
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0115Z SFC/FL100 S2045 W17530 - S2015
W17530 - S2015 W17515 - S2045 W17515
RMK: ASHFALL IS EXPECTED WITHIN VCY OF VENTS. LAST ASH PLUME
DETECTED AROUND 31/1520Z, BUT AREA REMAINS OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. GAS AND STEAM EXPECTED UP TO FL300 AS PER
20211231/1825Z VONA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220101/1315Z=

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