Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV SW AT 04/2120Z OBS VA DTG: 04/2145Z

Sun, 4 Jun 2017, 22:00
22:00 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  4 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 4 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 21:51 UTC, 04/06/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170604/2145Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/183
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV SW AT 04/2120Z
OBS VA DTG: 04/2145Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0628 E15440 - S0637 E15456 - S0621
E15505 - S0609 E15515 - S0605 E15512 - S0613 E15449 MOV SW
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0345Z SFC/FL060 S0616 E15441 - S0637
E15459 - S0608 E15523 - S0559 E15517
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0945Z SFC/FL060 S0611 E15457 - S0624
E15504 - S0610 E15527 - S0556 E15517
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1545Z SFC/FL060 S0622 E15510 - S0603
E15528 - S0550 E15503 - S0615 E15458
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH, HOWEVER LIGHT AND VRB WINDS GIVE
LOW CONFIDENCE TO EXTENDED FORECAST. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 04/2120Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170605/0345Z

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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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