Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL INTERMITTENT ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 14/2355Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sat, 15 Jan 2022, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 14 Jan 2022
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 14 Jan 2022
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 05 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS04 at 23:55 UTC, 14/01/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220114/2355Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/1
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, LOCAL REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL INTERMITTENT ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 14/2355Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1945 E16930 - S1945 E16915 - S1915
E16900 - S1915 E16930 MOV SE 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0555Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1155Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1755Z NO VA EXP
RMK: LOCAL REPORT OF ASHFALL AT NEARBY VILLAGES.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220115/0555Z=

Previous news

Wed, 5 Jan 2022, 15:42
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that activity at Yasur continued at a high level of “major unrest,” as defined by the Alert Level 2 status. Ash-and-gas emissions were visible in webcam images at 0845, 0900, 0915 on 7 January rising above the crater rim and drifting NW. Alert Level 2 is the middle level on a scale of 0-4. ... Read all
Wed, 29 Dec 2021, 16:27
On 30 December the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that activity at Yasur continued at a high level of “major unrest,” as defined by the Alert Level 2 status. Activity consisted of loud explosions, emissions of steam and ash, and the ejection of bombs that fell inside and around the crater area. Alert Level 2 is the middle level on a scale of 0-4. ... Read all
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