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Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSION OBS TO FL030 AT 22/0150Z MOV W to 3000 ft (900 m)

Thu, 22 Aug 2019, 02:30
02:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 3000 ft (900 m) altitude or flight level 030 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 02:19 UTC, 22/08/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190822/0217Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/69
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION OBS TO FL030 AT 22/0150Z MOV W

OBS VA DTG: 22/0217Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL030 S0607 E10527 - S0611 E10505 - S0607
E10502 - S0601 E10505 - S0605 E10527 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0817Z SFC/FL030 S0607 E10526 - S0609
E10504 - S0555 E10506 - S0605 E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1417Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/2017Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY. VONA RECEIVED FOR
ERUPTION AT 22/0130Z. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON GROUND
REPORT, SATELLITE IAMGERY AND MODEL DATA. VA IS EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATED WITHIN NEXT 12 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190822/0817Z

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