Nyiragongo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ERUPTION STILL ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 03/2055Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thu, 3 Jun 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nyiragongo volcano on  3 Jun 2021
Satellite image of Nyiragongo volcano on 3 Jun 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX01 at 20:55 UTC, 03/06/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210603/2054Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: NYIRAGONGO 223030
PSN: S0131 E02915
AREA: AFRICA [CENTRAL]
SUMMIT ELEV: 3470M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/52
INFO SOURCE: OVG GOMA VONA SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210522/1630Z ERUPTION STILL ONGOING
OBS VA DTG: 03/2055Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0103 E02842 - S0151 E03009 - S0245 E03003 -
S0139 E02803 - S0103 E02842 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0255Z SFC/FL150 S0112 E02854 - S0221 E03048 -
S0303 E03033 - S0145 E02809 - S0112 E02854
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0855Z SFC/FL150 S0112 E02854 - S0221 E03048 -
S0303 E03033 - S0145 E02809 - S0112 E02854
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1455Z SFC/FL150 S0112 E02854 - S0221 E03048 -
S0303 E03033 - S0145 E02809 - S0112 E02854
RMK: DUE TO CLOUD MASK, VA IS NOT DETECTABLE ON SAT DATA
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210604/0300Z=

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