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Piton de la Fournaise volcano eruptions:
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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:
Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VOLCANIC ERUPTION IS UNDERWAY OBS VA DTG: 29/0900Z
Monday Jul 29, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 09:00 UTC, 29/07/19 from LFPW
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: INDIAN OCEAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/04
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VOLCANIC ERUPTION IS UNDERWAY
OBS VA DTG: 29/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND SFC/FL150
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/1400Z NO VA EXPECTED
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/2000Z NO VA EXPECTED
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/0200Z NO VA EXPECTED
RMK: NO OR MINOR ASH EMISSION
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019
The eruption which had started early on 11 June ended today around noon. It had thus lasted only little more than two days, one of the volcano's typical brief but (at least in the beginning) intense eruptions.
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019
A new eruption started at the volcano yesterday morning. At least 4 eruptive fissures with lava fountaining opened on the SSE slope of the Dolomieu crater at around 06:35 local time. ...
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
The eruption suddenly stopped on Sunday following a brief period of intense eruptive activity (apparently related to the unexpected opening of the new fissure as previously reported). The monitoring observatory has said there is no sign of renewal of activity, and that such dramatic terminations of eruptions are common.
Thursday, Mar 07, 2019
The eruption of the volcano continues and provides surprises: a new fissure opened sometime during 5 March upstream of the previous eruptive site, on the northwestern flank of Piton Madoré at an elevation of approx. 1800 m. ...
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