Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS TO FL150 MOV WSW OBS VA DTG: 18/1445Z

Thu, 18 May 2017, 15:00
15:00 PM |
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 18 May 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 18 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 14:47 UTC, 18/05/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170518/1445Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/83
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS TO FL150 MOV WSW
OBS VA DTG: 18/1445Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0533 E14815 - S0536 E14815 - S0538
E14818 - S0536 E14821 - S0531 E14819 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/2045Z SFC/FL150 S0551 E14700 - S0606
E14705 - S0556 E14728 - S0545 E14724 - S0544 E14723
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0845Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON SATELLITE AT 18/1350Z, ERUPTION IS NOT
ONGOING AND VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 12 HOURS. HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 18/1420Z IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170518/2045Z

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Wed, 17 May 2017, 06:00
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind model data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 19 May an ash plume from Langila rose 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted almost 170 km WSW and dissipated. During 19-20 May ash plumes drifted N and NNW at 1.8 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. ... Read all
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