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Kadovar Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL 060 OBS VA DTG: 05/0725Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 07:30
07:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on  5 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 5 Jan 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 05 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 07:25 UTC, 05/01/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210105/0725Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KADOVAR 251002
PSN: S0338 E14438
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 365M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL 060
OBS VA DTG: 05/0725Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0338 E14438 - S0340 E14412 - S0324
E14416 - S0337 E14438 MOV NW 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1325Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1925Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0125Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV NW IDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY, LAST OBSERVED AT 05/0650Z. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE AND HIMAWARI SATELLITE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210105/1325Z=

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Wed, 30 Dec 2020, 06:00

Kadovar volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 30 December-5 January 2021 (Continuing Activity)

Based on satellite and wind model data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 3 January two ash puffs from Kadovar rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW. ... Read all
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Kadovar volcano
stratovolcano 365 m / 1,197 ft
Northeast of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), -3.63°S / 144.63°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Kadovar volcano eruptions:
2018, 1700 (?)
Typical eruption style
explosive
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