Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 OBS VA DTG: 16/0905Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thu, 16 Apr 2020, 09:15
09:15 AM | BY: VN
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 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:04 UTC, 16/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200416/0905Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/36
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060
OBS VA DTG: 16/0905Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0628 E10521 - S0618
E10505 - S0603 E10525 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1505Z SFC/FL060 S0605 E10528 - S0632
E10523 - S0622 E10506 - S0603 E10524
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2105Z SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0637
E10529 - S0626 E10503 - S0603 E10525
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0305Z SFC/FL060 S0604 E10525 - S0605
E10528 - S0636 E10529 - S0626 E10504
RMK: HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON CVGHM 16/0840Z VONA,
HIMAWARI-8 16/0830Z SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200416/1505Z

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