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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:

Piton de la Fournaise volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION STARTED AT 2015Z, ON GOING OBS VA DTG: 27/2100Z

Friday Apr 27, 2018 21:30 PM |

Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 27 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 27 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 21:17 UTC, 27/04/18 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180427/2100Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: INDIAN OCEAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/02
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION STARTED AT 2015Z, ON GOING
OBS VA DTG: 27/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL060/180
150/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: EFFUSIVE ACTIVITY, NO ASH CLOUD PRODUCED
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY
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Previous news
Tuesday, Apr 03, 2018
A new eruption has started at the volcano this morning, from a fissure vent on the NE flank of Dolomieu crater inside the Enclos, about 500 m from Nez Coupé de Saite-Rose. ... [more]
Tuesday, Apr 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
View of the eruption site at Piton de la Fournaise this afternoon
Friday, Aug 18, 2017
The eruption continues with little changes over the past weeks and remains dominantly effusive: lava continues to erupt from the 14 July fissure feeding a growing lava field. ... [more]
The main vent of Piton de la Fournaise's eruption on 30 July 2017 - 09h05 (local time) (image: OVPF / IPGP)
Monday, Jul 31, 2017
The eruption which had begun on 14 July, celebrating France's National Day, continues with little changes during the past week. ... [more]
Piton de la Fournaise's new eruption this morning (image: OVPF webcam)
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
The volcano began erupting early this morning, making it the third eruption this year (after the ones in January and May). ... [more]

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