Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT N OBS VA DTG: 11/1000Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sat, 11 Apr 2020, 10:00
10:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 09:55 UTC, 11/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200411/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, VOLCAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT N
OBS VA DTG: 11/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0607 E10526 - S0607 E10523 - S0555
E10519 - S0507 E10526 - S0509 E10543 - S0528 E10541 - S0551
E10531 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1600Z SFC/FL100 S0608 E10524 - S0546
E10454 - S0507 E10519 - S0509 E10544 - S0607 E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2200Z SFC/FL100 S0608 E10525 - S0553
E10447 - S0524 E10453 - S0520 E10521 - S0606 E10527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/0400Z SFC/FL100 S0607 E10527 - S0608
E10523 - S0536 E10453 - S0520 E10516 - S0527 E10540
RMK: CONTINUOUS EMISSION CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST
SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV N. VA HEIGHT REVISED TO FL100 BASED ON
PLUME-TOP IR TEMP OF 14C AT 11/0920Z AND OBSERVED PLUME
MOVEMENT. FORECAST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200411/1600Z

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