Nevado del Ruiz volcano news & activity updates

Updated: Sep 27, 2021 07:48 GMT

Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Fri, 3 Sep 2021, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on  3 Sep 2021
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 3 Sep 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 02:02 UTC, 03/09/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210903/0159Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/157

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 03/0120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 N0455 W07519 - N0444 W07542
- N0453 W07546 - N0455 W07519 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/0730Z SFC/FL210 N0455 W07519
- N0442 W07542 - N0452 W07546 - N0455 W07519

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/1930Z NO VA EXP

RMK: NEW VA EMS OBS MOV W TO SW FM SUMMIT. VA
FCST TO CONT W TO SW MOV THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP.
VO ACT MODERATE. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210903/0800Z

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