Merapi Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOCALISED VA EMISSION TO FL120 OBS VA DTG: 27/1840Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 18:45
18:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Merapi volcano on 27 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Merapi volcano on 27 Jan 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 18:41 UTC, 27/01/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210127/1840Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOCALISED VA EMISSION TO FL120
OBS VA DTG: 27/1840Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S0724 E11033 - S0741 E11039 - S0743
E11019 - S0732 E11015 - S0724 E11020 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0040Z SFC/FL120 S0730 E11036 - S0743
E11033 - S0741 E11018 - S0728 E11017 - S0724 E11030
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0640Z SFC/FL120 S0740 E11020 - S0729
E11017 - S0724 E11033 - S0742 E11036
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1240Z SFC/FL120 S0725 E11034 - S0742
E11037 - S0743 E11018 - S0726 E11017
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD. WEBCAM IMAGERY INDICATES VA EMISSION JUST
ABOVE THE VOLCANO SUMMIT. PYROCLASTIC FLOW CONTINUING. VA
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210128/0040Z=

Previous news

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 16:06
Massive pyroclastic flow at Merapi volcano today (image: @BPPTKG/twitter)
The phase of intense effusive activity of the volcano, that had started this morning, continues at elevated levels accompanied by stronger pyroclastic flows than the previous. ... Read all
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 09:44
Strong block-and-ash flow from the collapsing lava dome at Merapi volcano today (image: @frekom_diy/twitter)
The extrusive eruption of the volcano continues at elevated levels. ... Read all
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