Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL020 MOV S AT 10/1511Z

Fri, 10 Apr 2020, 15:45
15:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Apr 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 15:40 UTC, 10/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200410/1545Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL020 MOV S
AT 10/1511Z
OBS VA DTG: 10/1545Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL020 360/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/2145Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/0345Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0945Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 200M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA
HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON 10/1511Z VONA. ADVISORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 06:00
PVMBG reported that at 2158 and 2235 on 10 April an eruptive event at Anak Krakatau generated dense white, gray, and black ash plumes that rose as high as 2 km above the summit and drifted S and E. The events were followed by Strombolian activity that ejected incandescent material onto the crater floor and summit areas; video revealed lightning visible in the ash cloud. The Darwin VAAC issued a notice at 0145 on 11 April stating that an eruption plume had risen to 14.3 km (47,000 ft) a.s.l., but noted low confidence in the altitude due to the possible mixing of the eruption plume with meteorological storm clouds. ... Read all
Wed, 25 Mar 2020, 08:31
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
After a month of calm, activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels. PVMBG reported that several small explosions occurred from the active crater. An ash plumes reached 3,000 ft (914 m) altitude. ... Read all
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