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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 65NM TO W AT 12/2100Z.

Sat, 12 Aug 2017, 21:45
21:45 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:34 UTC, 12/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170812/2135Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/247
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWAR-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 65NM TO W AT 12/2100Z.
OBS VA DTG: 12/2135Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0601 E15452 - S0600 E15437 - S0549
E15412 - S0600 E15408 - S0610 E15438 - S0608 E15453 - S0610
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0335Z SFC/FL080 S0545 E15402 - S0608
E15359 - S0611 E15513 - S0606 E15514
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0935Z SFC/FL080 S0547 E15356 - S0613
E15353 - S0611 E15513 - S0606 E15514
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1535Z SFC/FL080 S0547 E15356 - S0613
E15354 - S0612 E15513 - S0606 E15514
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOVING TO W ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT AND EC MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170813/0335Z

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