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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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2020-05-15 15:17

Received FVXX01 at 15:21 UTC, 15/05/20 from EGRR
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200515/1517Z
VAAC: LONDON
VOLCANO: KATLA 372030
PSN: N6338 W01907
AREA: ICELAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 1490M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/006
INFO SOURCE: ICELAND MET OFFICE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION TO 15KM
OBS VA DTG: 15/1500Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N6334 W01924 - N6356 W01851 - N6340 W01748 - N6305 W01840 - N6334 W01924 FL200/350 N6334 W01924 - N6406 W01835 - N6334 W01746 - N6301 W01835 - N6334 W01924 MOV N/A
N6334 W01746 - N6301 W01835 - N6334 W01924 MOV N/A
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2100Z SFC/FL200 N6233 W01957 - N6449 W02112 - N6229 W00854 - N6055 W00817 - N6233 W01957 FL200/350 N6055 W00640 - N6236 W02118 - N6447 W01941 - N6145 W00517 - N6055 W00640 FL350/550 N6243 W01834 - N6428 W02018 - N6258 W01130 - N6109 W01336 - N6243 W01834
W01834
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0300Z SFC/FL200 N6303 W02327 - N6525 W01927 - N5841 E00413 - N5817 E00134 - N6303 W02327 FL200/350 N6258 W02051 - N6509 W01736 - N5751 E00835 - N5732 E00455 - N6258 W02051 FL350/550 N6156 W01928 - N6500 W02023 - N6138 W00620 - N5914 W00613 - N6156 W01928
W01928
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0900Z SFC/FL200 N5544 E01217 - N6310 W02825 - N6519 W01902 - N5544 E01822 - N5544 E01217 FL200/350 N6241 W02530 - N6509 W02208 - N5621 E01857 - N5442 E01739 - N6241 W02530 FL350/550 N6122 W02015 - N6448 W02058 - N6005 E00233 - N5732 W00051 - N6122 W02015
W02015
RMK: EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE - CONFIRMED BY INFRASOUND AND RADAR.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200515/1830Z
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2020-05-15 15:17

Received FVXX01 at 15:21 UTC, 15/05/20 from EGRR
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200515/1517Z
VAAC: LONDON
VOLCANO: KATLA 372030
PSN: N6338 W01907
AREA: ICELAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 1490M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/006
INFO SOURCE: ICELAND MET OFFICE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION TO 15KM
OBS VA DTG: 15/1500Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N6334 W01924 - N6356 W01851 - N6340 W01748 - N6305 W01840 - N6334 W01924 FL200/350 N6334 W01924 - N6406 W01835 - N6334 W01746 - N6301 W01835 - N6334 W01924 MOV N/A
N6334 W01746 - N6301 W01835 - N6334 W01924 MOV N/A
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2100Z SFC/FL200 N6233 W01957 - N6449 W02112 - N6229 W00854 - N6055 W00817 - N6233 W01957 FL200/350 N6055 W00640 - N6236 W02118 - N6447 W01941 - N6145 W00517 - N6055 W00640 FL350/550 N6243 W01834 - N6428 W02018 - N6258 W01130 - N6109 W01336 - N6243 W01834
W01834
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0300Z SFC/FL200 N6303 W02327 - N6525 W01927 - N5841 E00413 - N5817 E00134 - N6303 W02327 FL200/350 N6258 W02051 - N6509 W01736 - N5751 E00835 - N5732 E00455 - N6258 W02051 FL350/550 N6156 W01928 - N6500 W02023 - N6138 W00620 - N5914 W00613 - N6156 W01928
W01928
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0900Z SFC/FL200 N5544 E01217 - N6310 W02825 - N6519 W01902 - N5544 E01822 - N5544 E01217 FL200/350 N6241 W02530 - N6509 W02208 - N5621 E01857 - N5442 E01739 - N6241 W02530 FL350/550 N6122 W02015 - N6448 W02058 - N6005 E00233 - N5732 W00051 - N6122 W02015
W02015
RMK: EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE - CONFIRMED BY INFRASOUND AND RADAR.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200515/1830Z
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