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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO W AT 01/2030Z.

Sat, 1 Jul 2017, 21:00
21:00 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  1 Jul 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 1 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 20:54 UTC, 01/07/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170701/2055Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/213
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO W AT 01/2030Z.
OBS VA DTG: 01/2055Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0604 E15453 - S0607 E15431 - S0618
E15433 - S0615 E15449 - S0609 E15455 - S0609 E15512 - S0607
E15513 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0255Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E15454 - S0606
E15431 - S0616 E15434 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/0855Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E15433 - S0617
E15434 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1455Z SFC/FL070 S0602 E15433 - S0615
E15433 - S0609 E15512 - S0607 E15512
RMK: VA OBS ON VISIBLE SATELLITE DURING LOCAL SUNRISE. LOW
CONFIDENCE WITH PLUME HEIGHT AS VA NOT DISCERNABLE ON IR
IMAGERY; ESTIMATED AS FL070 BASED ON MODEL WINDS. VA HEIGHT
& FCST MOVEMENT FROM SAT IMG AND ACCESS/US/EC MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170702/0200Z

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