Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sun, 12 Apr 2020, 12:00
12:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Apr 2020
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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 11:56 UTC, 12/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200412/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS TO FL100 NOV NW AT
12/1020Z
OBS VA DTG: 12/1200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0608 E10524 - S0548 E10459 - S0535
E10519 - S0605 E10528 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1800Z SFC/FL100 S0606 E10524 - S0537
E10516 - S0538 E10539 - S0607 E10525
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0000Z SFC/FL100 S0606 E10523 - S0536
E10532 - S0547 E10552 - S0608 E10525
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0600Z SFC/FL100 S0607 E10526 - S0606
E10522 - S0535 E10537 - S0551 E10556
RMK: VA EMISSIONS CAN BE SEEN CONTINUING TOWARDS THE NW.
POSSIBLY COMPRISED OF SO2 AND STEAM/SMOKE WITH NO STRONG ASH
SIGNAL IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 12/1020Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200412/1800Z

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