Merapi Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL400 AT 27/0640Z OBS VA DTG: 27/0700Z to 40000 ft (12200 m)

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 07:15
07:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 40000 ft (12200 m) altitude or flight level 400 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 07:02 UTC, 27/01/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210127/0700Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM, SOCIAL MEDIA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL400 AT 27/0640Z
OBS VA DTG: 27/0700Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL400 S0733 E11026 - S0730 E11024 - S0728
E11026 - S0727 E11030 - S0731 E11033 - S0735 E11030 MOV NW
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1300Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1900Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/0100Z NOT AVBL
RMK: SIGNIFICANT ERUPTION UNDERWAY, AWAITING FURTHER
CONFIRMATION FROM GROUND OBSERVERS. FOLLOW UP DETAILS TO BE
PROVIDED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210127/0720Z=

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