Nyiragongo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ERUPTION STILL ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 03/0900Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Thu, 3 Jun 2021, 09:00
09:00 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 08:53 UTC, 03/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210603/0852Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: NYIRAGONGO 223030
PSN: S0131 E02915
AREA: AFRICA [CENTRAL]
SUMMIT ELEV: 3470M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/50
INFO SOURCE: OVG GOMA VONA, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ERUPTION STILL ONGOING
OBS VA DTG: 03/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0118 E02836 - S0103 E02842 - S0130 E02921 -
S0154 E02933 - S0203 E02924 - S0139 E02903 - S0139 E02903 - S0118
E02836 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1500Z SFC/FL180 S0103 E02748 - S0051 E02800 -
S0054 E02836 - S0212 E02954 - S0230 E02915 - S0118 E02815 - S0118
E02815 - S0118 E02815 - S0103 E02748
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/2100Z SFC/FL180 S0103 E02748 - S0051 E02800 -
S0054 E02836 - S0212 E02954 - S0230 E02915 - S0118 E02815 - S0118
E02815 - S0118 E02815 - S0103 E02748
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0300Z SFC/FL180 S0103 E02748 - S0051 E02800 -
S0054 E02836 - S0212 E02954 - S0230 E02915 - S0118 E02815 - S0118
E02815 - S0118 E02815 - S0103 E02748
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE ON SAT DATA DUE TO CLOUD MASK, BUT THERE IS A
RISK OF LIGHT ASH CLOUD IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210603/1500Z=

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