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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW ERUPTION SEEN IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 15/0439Z to 52000 ft (15800 m)

Sat, 15 Jan 2022, 04:45
04:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 52000 ft (15800 m) altitude or flight level 520 and is moving at 05 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 04:39 UTC, 15/01/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220115/0439Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA'APAI 243040
PSN: S2032 W17523
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 114M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI 8 SATELLITE IMAGE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW ERUPTION SEEN IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 15/0439Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL520 S2015 W17545 - S2015 W17430 - S2100
W17445 - S2100 W17545 MOV N 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1039Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1639Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/2239Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW SHORTLY
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220115/1039Z=

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Sat, 15 Jan 2022, 02:07
Vigorous eruption from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano yesterday (image: Tonga Geological Services/facebook)
After almost two weeks calm period, the activity has picked up again with a high phreatomagmatic eruptive phase. ... Read all
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