Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA OBS AT 27/2220Z TO FL070 MOVING TO N to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wed, 27 Feb 2019, 23:00
23:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 27 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 27 Feb 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 22:48 UTC, 27/02/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190227/2248Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/13
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA OBS AT 27/2220Z TO FL070
MOVING TO N
OBS VA DTG: 27/2248Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0129 E12739 - N0129 E12737 - N0137
E12734 - N0138 E12737 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0448Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1048Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1648Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA EMISSION ON 27/2220Z VIS IMAGE. HEIGHT
BASED ON VA OBS MOVEMENT AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA FORECAST TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190228/0448Z

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