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Soufrière St. Vincent volcano
Stratovolcano 1220 m / 4,003 ft
West Indies, St. Vincent, 13.33°N / -61.18°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Soufrière St. Vincent volcano eruptions:
2020-21, 1979, 1902-03, 1880?, 1814, 1812, 1784, 1718 (historical eruptions observed)
Typical eruption style:
effusive (lava dome extrusion) and explosive

Soufrière St. Vincent Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT VO ACT WITH VA ALOFT to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 15:15
15:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX25 at 15:02 UTC, 12/04/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210412/1454Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SOUFRIERE ST VINCENT 360150
PSN: N1319 W06110

AREA: W?INDIES

SUMMIT ELEV: 3865 FT [1178 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/019

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. ASH3D. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VO ACT WITH VA ALOFT

OBS VA DTG: 12/1410Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N1404 W06119 - N1343 W05955
- N1317 W06005 - N1345 W06128 - N1359 W06125 -
N1404 W06119 MOV NE 5KT SFC/FL400 N1337 W06105 -
N1328 W05658 - N1106 W05658 - N1219 W06117 -
N1337 W06105 MOV SE 30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2000Z SFC/FL400 N1345 W05922
- N1305 W05336 - N1016 W05448 - N1125 W05938 -
N1249 W05955 - N1345 W05922

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0200Z SFC/FL400 N1421
W05118 - N0926 W05136 - N1035 W05837 - N1359
W05749 - N1421 W05118

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0800Z SFC/FL400 N1421
W04923 - N0918 W04925 - N1007 W05626 - N1410
W05623 - N1421 W04923

RMK: CONT VO ACT WITH VA ALOFT MOV E/ESE OF
SUMMIT AT FL400 EXTG APROX 230NM. VA SIG IS
STRONG IN RGB IMG WITH DIFFUSE EDGES. NWP MDLS
FCST CONT E/SE MVMNT THRU T+18. VO ACT HIGH.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210412/2100Z

Previous news

Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 12:28
Satellite image of this morning's eruption plume reaching the stratosphere (image: Hauraki Gulf Weather @GulfHauraki / twitter)
Another huge explosion occurred from the volcano in the early morning hours at 4:15 am according to Civil Protection and the University of St. Vincent. ... Read all
Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 08:35
The landscape of the island is shrouded in the ash blanket from the explosions (image: @VincieRichie/twitter)
A heavy ash fall has blanketed the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and affecting the entire island by extremely poor visibility. ... Read all
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