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Aso Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200205/0600Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 05/0550Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:07 UTC, 05/02/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200205/0607Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ASOSAN 282110
PSN: N3253 E13106
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1592M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/151
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200205/0600Z FL070 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 05/0550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N3255 E13107 - N3235 E13139 - N3220 E13157 -
N3220 E13146 - N3237 E13130 - N3252 E13106 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1150Z SFC/FL070 N3040 E13441 - N3033 E13250 -
N3253 E13106
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1750Z SFC/FL070 N2900 E13606 - N2841 E13502 -

N2936 E13236 - N3253 E13106 - N3112 E13347
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200205/1200Z=

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