Gaua Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 03/0108Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Tue, 3 May 2022, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 05 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 01:08 UTC, 03/05/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220503/0108Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: GAUA 257020
PSN: S1416 E16730
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 797M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/1
INFO SOURCE: H8 SAT IMAGE, GEOHAZARDS VANUATU
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 03/0108Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S1415 E16715 - S1430 E16745 - S1445
E16715 - S1430 E16645 MOV SW 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0708Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1308Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1908Z NO VA EXP
RMK: REMAINS OF VA PLUME FROM MINOR ERUPTION, HEIGHT
ESTIMATED FROM IR SAT IMAGE TEMP.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220503/0708Z=


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