Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Tue, 18 May 2021, 03:45
03:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 03:31 UTC, 18/05/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210518/0340Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/574

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 18/0300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 S1527 W07125 - S1527 W07049
- S1558 W07056 - S1611 W07146 - S1546 W07151 -
S1527 W07125 MOV NE 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0900Z SFC/FL250 S1528 W07114
- S1529 W07014 - S1608 W07028 - S1620 W07135 -
S1546 W07151 - S1528 W07114

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1500Z SFC/FL250 S1540
W07123 - S1558 W07028 - S1632 W07047 - S1605
W07146 - S1546 W07150 - S1540 W07123

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/2100Z SFC/FL250 S1539
W07119 - S1550 W07008 - S1645 W07040 - S1615
W07139 - S1546 W07150 - S1539 W07119

RMK: VA PLUME DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY MOV NE.
WEBCAM SHOWS CONT EMS OF WV AND GASES WITH
INTERMITTENT PUFF OF VA ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210518/0940Z=

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