Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):

Langila Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL070 MOV N 05KT OBS VA DTG: 24/1015Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sat, 24 Oct 2020, 10:30
10:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 24 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 24 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 10:14 UTC, 24/10/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201024/1015Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/18
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 MOV N 05KT
OBS VA DTG: 24/1015Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0531 E14827 - S0530 E14822 - S0525
E14823 - S0525 E14829 - S0530 E14830 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1615Z SFC/FL070 S0516 E14822 - S0506
E14821 - S0505 E14838 - S0516 E14837
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2215Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0415Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV N. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 2
HRS. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST DUE TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201024/1615Z

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