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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION EST VA DTG: 27/0139Z

Tuesday Mar 27, 2018 02:15 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 02:11 UTC, 27/03/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180327/0211Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/124
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
EST VA DTG: 27/0139Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S1500 E16715 - S1530 E16715 - S1530
E16800 - S1500 E16800 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0739Z SFC/FL120 S1500 E16800 - S1500
E16645 - S1600 E16645 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1339Z SFC/FL120 S1500 E16800 - S1445
E16615 - S1615 E16630 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1939Z SFC/FL120 S1445 E16600 - S1630
E16600 - S1545 E16800 - S1445 E16800
RMK: ERUPTION PARTIALLY COVERED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND
DIRECTION ESTIMATED FROM HIMAWARY-8, AVAILABLE MODELS AND
CLOSEST ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING AT NOUMEA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180327/0811Z

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