Shiveluch is the northern most active volcano in Kamchatka. It is located approximately 45 kilometers from the village of Klyuchi of the Ust-Kamchatka District. The height of the active lava dome is 2.5 thousand meters above sea level.
Shiveluch is active from November 2018. Since that time, the volcano has been squeezing out viscous blocks of lava and powerful steam-gas activity with the removal of a certain amount of ash.
On March 10, the Volcano threw a column of ash to a height of 4.7 kilometers, according to the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Group of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
It is noted that the plume has spread over 70 kilometers. Vulcan is assigned an orange aviation hazard code. This means that at any time ash emissions are possible to a height of four to six kilometers, which can affect to aviation flights.