Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):

Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL150 LAST OBS AT 19/0740Z EST VA DTG: 20/0330Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Wed, 20 Mar 2019, 03:45
03:45 AM | BY: VN
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 03:31 UTC, 20/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190320/0330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/61
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL150 LAST OBS AT 19/0740Z
EST VA DTG: 20/0330Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0406 E14458 - S0438 E14541 - S0429
E14600 - S0404 E14556 - S0401 E14459 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0930Z SFC/FL150 S0407 E14459 - S0401
E14459 - S0357 E14555 - S0420 E14608 - S0437 E14546
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1530Z SFC/FL150 S0402 E14459 - S0407
E14458 - S0437 E14547 - S0412 E14611 - S0349 E14551
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/2130Z SFC/FL150 S0406 E14457 - S0401
E14459 - S0349 E14551 - S0412 E14611 - S0437 E14547
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD AND SUNGLINT, HOWEVER ERUPTION IS EXPECTED TO
BE ONGOING. GROUND OBSERVATION INDICATES INCREASED SEISMIC
ACTIVITY. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190320/0930Z

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