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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO NW AT 25/0700Z OBS VA DTG: 25/1545Z

Sun, 25 Jun 2017, 15:45
15:45 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 25 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 25 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 15:39 UTC, 25/06/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170625/1545Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/209
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO NW AT 25/0700Z
OBS VA DTG: 25/1545Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0544 E15447 - S0604 E15435 - S0611
E15512 - S0607 E15514 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/2145Z SFC/FL070 S0546 E15445 - S0607
E15436 - S0611 E15512 - S0607 E15514
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0345Z SFC/FL070 S0606 E15514 - S0547
E15443 - S0610 E15436 - S0611 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0945Z SFC/FL070 S0547 E15444 - S0611
E15437 - S0611 E15513 - S0606 E15514
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, ACCESS-R AND
US-GFS MODEL GUIDANCE AND PERSISTENCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170625/2145Z

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