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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION WITH ESTIMATED VA TO FL070.

Tuesday Sep 26, 2017 12:00 PM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 26 Sep 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 26 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 11:57 UTC, 26/09/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170926/1154Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/10
INFO SOURCE: HIMIWARI-8, LOCAL REPORTS.
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION WITH ESTIMATED VA TO
FL070.
EST VA DTG: 26/1048Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16730 - S1530 E16745 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/1648Z SFC/FL070 S1515 E16730 - S1530
E16745 - S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/2248Z SFC/FL070 S1515 E16730 - S1530
E16745 - S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0448Z SFC/FL070 S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16730 - S1530 E16745 - S1530 E16800
RMK: VA CLOUD CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD; HOWEVER VA STILL EXPECTED IN THE AREA WITH LOCAL
REPORTS OF ERUPTION. VA HEIGHT AND FCST DERIVED FROM MODEL
GUIDANCE, LOCAL WIND OBSERVATIONS FROM NVSG AND NOUMEA
SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170926/1754Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 24 Sep 2017
Sunday, Sep 24, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ambae volcano in Vanuatu on 23 Sep 2017 morning. (photo: Vanuatu Geohazards Department webcam)
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
The volcanic alert level for Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae island was raised to the second highest (4: "moderate eruption") on Vanuatu's scale of 1-5 this Saturday, as the activity intensified gradually over the past weeks. ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 22 Sep 2017
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Aoba volcano Aqua satellite image from today showing what is perhaps a steam plume stretching west
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016
Wellington VAAC received a pilot report of plumes of white steam and ash rising 1000 ft (300 m) above the active crater lake Voui this morning. This could suggest that perhaps some phreatic explosions have taken place, but it is far from certain whether the volcano (with almost no monitoring on ground) is about to erupt or not. ... [more]

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