Nyiragongo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z IS DECREASING OBS VA DTG: 02/0900Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Wed, 2 Jun 2021, 08:45
08:45 AM | 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 08:39 UTC, 02/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210602/0838Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: NYIRAGONGO 223030
PSN: S0131 E02915
AREA: AFRICA [CENTRAL]
SUMMIT ELEV: 3470M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/46
INFO SOURCE: SAT IMAGERY, OV GOMA VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z IS DECREASING
OBS VA DTG: 02/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0057 E02833 - S0133 E03006 - S0227 E02927 -
S0139 E02812 - S0057 E02833 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1500Z SFC/FL180 S0100 E02836 - S0139 E03027 -
S0245 E03039 - S0257 E02927 - S0136 E02812 - S0100 E02836
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2100Z SFC/FL180 S0100 E02836 - S0139 E03027 -
S0245 E03039 - S0257 E02927 - S0136 E02812 - S0100 E02836
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0300Z SFC/FL180 S0100 E02836 - S0139 E03027 -
S0245 E03039 - S0257 E02927 - S0136 E02812 - S0100 E02836
RMK: ONGOING MODERATE SISMIC ACTIVITY. THERE IS STILL A RISK OF
VOLCANIC ASH IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210602/1500Z=

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