Nyiragongo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z IS DECREASING OBS VA DTG: 01/2100Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Tue, 1 Jun 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 20:59 UTC, 01/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210601/2058Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: NYIRAGONGO 223030
PSN: S0131 E02915
AREA: AFRICA [CENTRAL]
SUMMIT ELEV: 3470M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/44
INFO SOURCE: OVG VONA, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z IS DECREASING
OBS VA DTG: 01/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0033 E02912 - S0139 E02954 - S0206 E02848 -
S0124 E02757 - S0033 E02912 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0300Z SFC/FL180 N0018 E02848 - S0215 E03033 -
S0318 E02854 - S0203 E02657 - N0018 E02848
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/0900Z SFC/FL180 N0018 E02848 - S0215 E03033 -
S0318 E02854 - S0203 E02657 - N0018 E02848
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1500Z SFC/FL180 N0018 E02848 - S0215 E03033 -
S0318 E02854 - S0203 E02657 - N0018 E02848
RMK: CLOUD MASK MAKES VA OBSERVATION FROM SAT IMAGERY DIFFICULT.
HOWEVER THIN VA PARTICLES ARE OBSERVED IN THE VICINITY OF THE
VOLCANO.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210602/0300Z=

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