Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Etna
in Italy

Volcano Ash Advisories for air traffic

Although Volcano Ash Advisories (VAAC) are not intended for assessing humanitarian impact, the observations of the plume are relevant for understanding local impact. The actual impact (like ash fall) depends on the type of eruption and is not known.

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2020-10-23 08:35


Original Message :

Received FVXX01 at 08:36 UTC, 23/10/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201023/0835Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/36
INFO SOURCE: VONA INVG, WEBCAM, SAT DATA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201023/0559Z WEAK ASH EMISSION STILL
ONGOING.
OBS VA DTG: 23/0830Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL100 290/05
KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1430Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/2030Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/0230Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VOLCANIC ASH IS CONFINED TO THE SUMMIT AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

2020-10-07 08:00


Original Message :

Received FVXX01 at 08:00 UTC, 07/10/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201007/0800Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/27
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201007/0635Z ASH EMISSION IS
DECREASING
EST VA DTG: 07/0800Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N3745 E01500 - N3745 E01515 - N3745 E01515 - N3745 E01500 MOV E 25KT
N3745 E01500 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO CLOUD MASK
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201007/1200Z=

2020-10-01 07:48


Original Message :

Received FVXX01 at 07:49 UTC, 01/10/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201001/0748Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/24
INFO SOURCE: INGV WEBCAM, VONA, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201001/0615Z SPORADIC ASH EMISSION
OBS VA DTG: 01/0750Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N3745 E01500 - N3745 E01530 - N3745 E01530 - N3730 E01530 - N3745 E01500 MOV SE 30KT
N3730 E01530 - N3745 E01500 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1350Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1950Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0150Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ERUPTION INTENSITY SEEMS TO DECREASE
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201001/1200Z=

2020-09-26 15:14


Original Message :

Received FVXX01 at 15:15 UTC, 26/09/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200926/1514Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/22
INFO SOURCE: INGV VONA, WEBCAM, SAT DATA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20200926/1413Z SIGNIFICANT ASH OCCURS
BLW FL110
OBS VA DTG: 26/1515Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL100
290/40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/2115Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0315Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0915Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE IN SPITE OF GOOD VISIBILITY. ASH REMAINS AT
LOW LEVEL ABV THE VOLCANO AT EAST AREA
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=