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Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION STARTED AT 1230Z OBS VA DTG: 11/1400Z

Sunday Aug 11, 2019 14:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 11 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 11 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 14:12 UTC, 11/08/19 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190811/1400Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: INDIAN OCEAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/05
INFO SOURCE: VONA, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION STARTED AT 1230Z
OBS VA DTG: 11/1400Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT DETECTABLE DUE TO CLOUD MASK. WIND SFC/FL150
120/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/0200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0800Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NO OR MINOR ASH EMISSION
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY
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Previous news
Tremor during Piton de la Fournaise's short-lived latest eruption (image: OVPF)
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
The 3rd eruption of the volcano this year already paused or maybe ended after a bit more than 16 hours of activity. ... [more]
Monday, Jul 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tremor signal during the latest eruption of Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
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. [more]
Photo of one of the eruptive fissures at 15:30 on 11 June (image © OVPF-IPGP)
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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

 

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