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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMSISSIONS TO FL080 MOV W LAST OBS AT 19/2300Z.

Sat, 20 May 2017, 14:15
14:15 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 20 May 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 20 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0615 at 14:11 UTC, 20/05/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170520/1420Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/165
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMSISSIONS TO FL080 MOV W
LAST OBS AT 19/2300Z.
OBS VA DTG: 20/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0548 E15420 - S0625 E15420 - S0610
E15513 - S0605 E15513 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2020Z SFC/FL080 S0548 E15420 - S0625
E15420 - S0610 E15513 - S0605 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0220Z SFC/FL080 S0548 E15420 - S0625
E15420 - S0610 E15513 - S0605 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0820Z SFC/FL080 S0548 E15420 - S0625
E15420 - S0610 E15513 - S0605 E15513
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD; HOWEVER, VA STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170520/2020Z

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