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Italy: Volcano Etna explosive eruption. 11-14 OCT19. Impact: Moderate.

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W2843/19 

Valid from: 11 Oct 2019 0533 UTC

Valid till: 14 Oct 2019 1800 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

-VOLCANO ETNA IDENTIFICATION 211060, POSITION COORDINATES 374403N0150014E, ELEVATION 10922FT/3330M. 


EXPLOSIVE ERUPTION IS OBSERVED AT SUMMIT CRATERS, ASH EMISSION ONGOING.

LEVEL OF ALERT COLOUR: RED. 

RMK: PILOTS SHALL WATCH OUT FOR RELEVANT SIGMET AND VOLCANIC ADVISORY PRODUCTS PROVIDED BY TOULOUSE VOLCANIC ASH AVIATION SERVICES HANDBOOK ADVISOR CENTER (VAAC) IF AVAILABLE THROUGH WEB SITE HTTP://WWW.METEO.FR/VAAC/EVAA.HTML (LOWER CASE). REFERENCE TO AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION PUBLICATION (AIP) EN ROUTE 5.3.3-1


EUROCONTROL MESSAGE:

"VALID FROM: 0510 UTC
.
NMOC HAS BEEN INFORMED THAT AN ERUPTION OF VOLCANO ETNA
HAS STARTED. THE HEIGHT OF THE PLUME AT THE MOMENT IS 4000MT
.
ACCS AFFECTED MAY REQUEST NMOC TO APPLY APPROPRIATE ATFCM
MEASURES, SUCH AS ZERO-RATE REGULATIONS. IN THE MEANTIME AIRCRAFT
OPERATORS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO CLOSELY MONITOR ALL
RELEVANT NOTAMS
.
ON BEHALF OF LIRR FMP

"

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