Based on satellite images, wind data, and notices from Colima Towers and the Mexico City MWO, the Washington VAAC reported that during 4-7 and 9 November ash plumes from Colima rose to altitudes of 4.9-6 km (16,000-20,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 13-24 km N, NW, W, SW, and S. On 10 November emissions released about every two hours rose to an altitude of 5.7 (19,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW and WSW.
On November 12, an emission of ash rose to 1500m in a sky with few clouds and moved to the north-northwest of the volcano.
November 13, 2015. Colima, Mexico :
Elevation 3850 m
Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC), GVP
Photo : Hernando Rivera