Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SE AT 02/2020Z.

Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 21:00
21:00 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  2 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 2 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 20:51 UTC, 02/06/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170602/2050Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/181
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SE AT 02/2020Z.
OBS VA DTG: 02/2050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0602 E15506 - S0613 E15503 - S0621
E15512 - S0610 E15526 - S0556 E15514 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0250Z SFC/FL070 S0624 E15513 - S0613
E15529 - S0554 E15520 - S0604 E15504 - S0612 E15504
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0850Z SFC/FL070 S0610 E15505 - S0623
E15518 - S0620 E15532 - S0604 E15527 - S0601 E15508
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1450Z SFC/FL070 S0610 E15505 - S0624
E15517 - S0620 E15532 - S0604 E15527 - S0601 E15508
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY TO SE. VA APPEARS TO BE CONFINED
TO VOLCANO SUMMIT DUE TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. FORECAST
LOW CONFIDENCE DUE TO WINDS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND ALL MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170603/0250Z

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Wed, 31 May 2017, 06:00
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and model data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 3 and 5 May ash plumes from Bagana rose to altitudes of 1.5-2.1 km (5,000-7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W and SE. ... Read all
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