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Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL030 EST VA DTG: 18/1200Z

Tue, 18 Dec 2018, 12:00
12:00 PM |
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 18 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 18 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 11:54 UTC, 18/12/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181218/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/345
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL030
EST VA DTG: 18/1200Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL030 200/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0600Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION UP TO 300M ABOVE SUMMIT ON
18/1123Z. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT/WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT MODEL
GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Wed, 12 Dec 2018, 06:00
PVMBG reported that events at Anak Krakatau were recorded at 1445 on 14 December and 1823 on 18 December, producing ash plumes that rose 200 and 300 m above the summit and drifted NE and E, respectively. The event on 14 December lasted 48 seconds and the ash plume was dense and black. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents were warned to remain outside of the 2-km radius hazard zone from the crater. ... Read all
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