Nyiragongo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 02/2100Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Wed, 2 Jun 2021, 21:15
21:15 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 21:01 UTC, 02/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210602/2100Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: NYIRAGONGO 223030
PSN: S0131 E02915
AREA: AFRICA [CENTRAL]
SUMMIT ELEV: 3470M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/48
INFO SOURCE: SAT IMAGERY, OV GOMA VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ONGOING
OBS VA DTG: 02/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0057 E02848 - S0142 E03000 - S0230 E02945 -
S0142 E02827 - S0057 E02848 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0300Z SFC/FL180 S0118 E02912 - S0233 E03012 -
S0254 E02945 - S0133 E02854 - S0133 E02854 - S0118 E02912
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0900Z SFC/FL180 S0118 E02912 - S0233 E03012 -
S0254 E02945 - S0133 E02854 - S0133 E02854 - S0118 E02912
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1500Z SFC/FL180 S0118 E02912 - S0233 E03012 -
S0254 E02945 - S0133 E02854 - S0133 E02854 - S0118 E02912
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE DUE TO CLOUD MASK ON SAT IMAGERY. THERE IS
STILL A RISK OF VOLCANIC ASH IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210603/0300Z=

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