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BlipDriver

Old-Salt
Popped this in the volcano thread, current sigmet for the La Palma eruption

WVCR31 LEMM 200400
GCCC SIGMET 2 VALID 200400/201200 GCGC-
GCCC CANARIAS FIR/UIR VA ERUPTION MT LA PALMA
PSN N2834 W01749 VA CLD OBS AT 0300Z N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W017 - N28 W017 - N28 W01720
FL100/ABV150 MOV SE 10KT FCST AT 0300Z N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W01715 - N28 W01640 - N28 W01720 W01740
FL100/ABV150
 
Popped this in the volcano thread, current sigmet for the La Palma eruption

WVCR31 LEMM 200400
GCCC SIGMET 2 VALID 200400/201200 GCGC-
GCCC CANARIAS FIR/UIR VA ERUPTION MT LA PALMA
PSN N2834 W01749 VA CLD OBS AT 0300Z N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W017 - N28 W017 - N28 W01720
FL100/ABV150 MOV SE 10KT FCST AT 0300Z N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W01715 - N28 W01640 - N28 W01720 W01740
FL100/ABV150
"A lack of windy weather meant that the activity at the airport on the island was able to continue without interruption on Monday." Lava flow from volcano on La Palma measures an average of six meters high
 

BlipDriver

Old-Salt
The current sigmet until 2000 tonight

WVCR31 LEMM 201140
GCCC SIGMET 4 VALID 201200/202000 GCGC-
GCCC CANARIAS FIR/UIR VA ERUPTION MT LA PALMA
PSN N2834 W01749 VA CLD FCST N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W01715 - N28 W01640 - N28 W01720 W01740
FL080/150=

"A lack of windy weather meant that the activity at the airport on the island was able to continue without interruption on Monday." Lava flow from volcano on La Palma measures an average of six meters high

& the latest metar

GCLA 201600Z 02012KT 350V050 9999 FEW040TCU BKN058 26/18 Q1021
 

Ritch

LE
Not my photo but this was captured over the UK today - a USAF RC-135 being refuelled by a KC-135.

20210920_184446.jpg
 
Bloody Yanks coming over here and disturbing my afternoon nap over Salisbury Plain, the F15s don’t normally show up.

1632232122126.png


also around and about at the same time nearby though at a different altitude.
1632232247516.png
 
The current sigmet until 2000 tonight

WVCR31 LEMM 201140
GCCC SIGMET 4 VALID 201200/202000 GCGC-
GCCC CANARIAS FIR/UIR VA ERUPTION MT LA PALMA
PSN N2834 W01749 VA CLD FCST N2836 W01751 -
N2825 W01715 - N28 W01640 - N28 W01720 W01740
FL080/150=



& the latest metar

GCLA 201600Z 02012KT 350V050 9999 FEW040TCU BKN058 26/18 Q1021
Mt Etna joining in the fun.
 

BlipDriver

Old-Salt
Mt Etna joining in the fun.
Are they linked to Macron's blood pressure?
Edit TA:

FVXX02 at 07:48 UTC, 21/09/21 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210921/0748Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/271
INFO SOURCE: VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210921/0710Z ASH PLUME VISIBLE ON
WEBCAM
OBS VA DTG: 21/0715Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N3751 E01500 - N3753 E01600 - N3736 E01600 -
N3738 E01457 - N3751 E01500 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1315Z SFC/FL150 N3803 E01521 - N3748 E01918 -
N3715 E01833 - N3721 E01651 - N3745 E01451 - N3803 E01521
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1915Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0115Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: INCREASING ASH CLOUD MOVES EASTWARD
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210921/0840Z=
 
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BlipDriver

Old-Salt
Mt Etna joining in the fun.
But not for long:

VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210921/0948Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/273
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAM, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20210921/0710Z ERUPTION HAS STOPPED.
OBS VA DTG: 21/0915Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 N3745 E01503 - N3803 E01611 - N3753 E01618 - N3742 E01503 - N3742 E01503 - N3745 E01503 MOV E 60KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1515Z FL100/300 N3742 E01754 - N3800 E02306 - N3712 E02306 - N3718 E01918 - N3742 E01754
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/2115Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0315Z NO VA EXP
RMK: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY OVER . LAVA FOUNTAIN IS FINISHED; WEAK ASH EMISSION STILL ONGOING. ASH PLUME STILL MOVING EASTWARD 60KT BTW FL100/FL300
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
 
USA accepting U.K. inbounds innit.
 
Just spotted this over Lincolnshire...

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BlipDriver

Old-Salt
Wondering what the aircraft noise outside was, I caught this
Screenshot_20210924-105208.png

Central to the the circle is approximately HMS Victory, but it's taking in a lot.
?????
ETA, from EGHF or Solent Airport, or Deadloss (for @Toastie )
 

Ritch

LE
Wondering what the aircraft noise outside was, I caught this
View attachment 606263
Central to the the circle is approximately HMS Victory, but it's taking in a lot.
?????
ETA, from EGHF or Solent Airport, or Deadloss (for @Toastie )

I see it's registered in the States and is a flying school.

I reckon the student pilot must have made one hell of a detour. :D
 

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