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Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 OBS VA DTG: 17/0845Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Thu, 17 Oct 2019, 07:45
07:45 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 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 07:40 UTC, 17/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191017/0845Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/36
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080
OBS VA DTG: 17/0845Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0247 E12527 - N0243 E12524 - N0249
E12514 - N0248 E12500 - N0301 E12422 - N0325 E12436 - N0307
E12508 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1445Z SFC/FL080 N0247 E12527 - N0243
E12525 - N0301 E12429 - N0327 E12444
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/2045Z SFC/FL080 N0247 E12527 - N0243
E12524 - N0301 E12429 - N0327 E12443
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0245Z SFC/FL080 N0247 E12527 - N0243
E12525 - N0257 E12426 - N0323 E12441
RMK: MINOR CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST
SATELLITE IMAGERY EXT NW. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 17/0810Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191017/1445Z

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