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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL150 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 31/1040Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 10:45
10:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 31 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 31 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 10:34 UTC, 31/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200831/1040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL150 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 31/1040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0406 E14504 - S0414 E14450 - S0409
E14447 - S0400 E14450 - S0400 E14501 - S0403 E14504 MOV W
25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1640Z SFC/FL150 S0406 E14504 - S0414
E14450 - S0408 E14447 - S0401 E14450 - S0400 E14500 - S0403
E14504
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/2240Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/0440Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE PUFF OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA
HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF -3C. MOVEMENT BASED ON CONSENSUS
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200831/1640Z

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Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 06:00
The Darwin VAAC reported that on 20 August an ash plume from Manam rose 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W and WSW, based on satellite data and a ground-based observer. On 31 August an ash plume rose to 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. ... Read all
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