Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):

Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL150 EXT SE 20KTS OBS VA DTG: 19/0330Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tue, 19 Mar 2019, 03:30
03:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 19 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 19 Mar 2019
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 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 03:29 UTC, 19/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190319/0330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/57
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL150 EXT SE 20KTS
OBS VA DTG: 19/0330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0401 E14501 - S0419 E14532 - S0430
E14522 - S0405 E14459 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0930Z SFC/FL150 S0404 E14459 - S0401
E14502 - S0416 E14540 - S0436 E14535 - S0435 E14514 - S0435
E14514
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1530Z SFC/FL150 S0405 E14459 - S0401
E14502 - S0416 E14540 - S0436 E14536 - S0436 E14513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2130Z SFC/FL150 S0405 E14459 - S0401
E14502 - S0416 E14540 - S0436 E14535 - S0435 E14513
RMK: POSSIBLE VA EMISSION TO FL150 OBSERVED ON 19/0300Z SAT
IMAGERY, EXT SE. GROUND REPORTS INDICATES INCREASED SEISMIC
ACTIVITY AND A HOTSPOT WAS OBSERVD ON RECENT SAT IMAGERY.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190319/0930Z

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