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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SW AT 05/2120Z OBS VA DTG: 05/2145Z

Mon, 5 Jun 2017, 22:00
22:00 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  5 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 5 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 21:46 UTC, 05/06/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170605/2145Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/187
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SW AT 05/2120Z
OBS VA DTG: 05/2145Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0624 E15429 - S0644 E15454 - S0626
E15506 - S0608 E15514 - S0605 E15512 - S0612 E15441 MOV SW
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0345Z SFC/FL070 S0603 E15429 - S0629
E15427 - S0656 E15505 - S0606 E15518 - S0603 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0945Z SFC/FL070 S0630 E15428 - S0656
E15505 - S0606 E15518 - S0602 E15513 - S0604 E15428
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1545Z SFC/FL070 S0650 E15458 - S0606
E15518 - S0602 E15513 - S0611 E15428 - S0630 E15428
RMK: VA DISCERNABLE ON VIS SAT LOOP, HOWEVER FURTHEST EXTENT
OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. FORECAST CONFIDENCE LOW DUE TO LIGHT
& VARIABLE WINDS AND POOR MODEL AGREEMENT. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON EC AND USGFS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170606/0345Z

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