Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20220113/1530Z ONGOING ERUPTION ONSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY

Fri, 14 Jan 2022, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 05:53 UTC, 14/01/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220114/0553Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/12
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20220113/1530Z ONGOING
ERUPTION ONSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
EST VA DTG: 14/0553Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL500 S2200 W17700 - S1845 W17700 - S1715
W17030 - S2300 W17030 MOV E 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1153Z SFC/FL500 S2200 W17700 - S1845
W17700 - S1715 W17030 - S1900 W16945 - S2045 W16945 - S2300
W17030
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1753Z SFC/FL500 S2200 W17700 - S1845
W17700 - S1645 W17030 - S1900 W16945 - S2045 W16945 - S2300
W17030
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/2353Z SFC/FL500 S2200 W17700 - S1845
W17700 - S1645 W17030 - S1900 W16945 - S2045 W16945 - S2300
W17030
RMK: LARGE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY FROM
131530Z, WITH STEAM PLUME TO HIGH LEVELS. STEAM PLUME
OBSCURES ASH CLOUD ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ASH HEIGHT UNKNOWN.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220114/1153Z=

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