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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 OBS MOV SE AT 23/0100Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Thu, 23 May 2019, 01:30
01:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 01:27 UTC, 23/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190523/0126Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/42
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 OBS MOV SE AT
23/0100Z.
OBS VA DTG: 23/0540Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0128 E12740 - N0126 E12744 - N0123
E12744 - N0123 E12740 - N0127 E12738 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1140Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1740Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2340Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA FROM PREVIOUS DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 HAS NOW
DISSIPATED. A FURTHER DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 OBS ON SAT
IMAGERY. HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF 12.5C. VA EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE SE AND DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190523/1140Z

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