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Date: 2015-05-15 17:00 UTC
Area: Italy
Source: Vona Ingv, Webcam, Img Sat
Aviation colour code: red
Summit elevation:  3330m
Eruption Details: strombolian activity ongoingobs va dtg: 15/1800z

Volcano ash cloud Italy - Etna   Friday 15 May 2015 17:00 UTC

Remarks: webcam shows va close to the summit of the volcano but plumenot identifiable fm sat img

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.