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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 16/1720Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Mon, 16 Aug 2021, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 16/08/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210816/1800Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/81
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 16/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5644 E16124 - N5545 E16300 - N5529 E16421 -
N5445 E16456 - N5418 E16311 - N5520 E16251 - N5639 E16118 MOV SE
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2320Z SFC/FL170 N5558 E16415 - N5348 E16612 -
N5322 E16409 - N5533 E16338 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0520Z SFC/FL170 N5517 E16701 - N5305 E16714 -

N5233 E16426 - N5451 E16501 - N5639 E16121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NORTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210817/0000Z=

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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Shiveluch volcano eruptions:
1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
Typical eruption style
Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.

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