Raikoke volcano news & activity updates:
Raikoke Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA FROM 20190621/1810Z ERUPTION to 38000 ft (11600 m)
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 20:0020:00 PM | BY: VN
The full report is as follows:
FVAK21 at 19:47 UTC, 26/06/19 from PAWU
VOLCANO: RAIKOKE 290250
PSN: N4818 E15315
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 1808 FT [551 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/028
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES/POES
AVIATION COLOR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FROM 20190621/1810Z ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 26/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL380 N5944 E16042 - N6710 E16135 - N5932 E17535
- N5650 E17102 - N5944 E16042 MOV W 25KT.
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/0200Z SFC/FL380 N5913 E15806 - N6750 E15915
- N6008 E17323 - N5637 E16750 - N5913 E15806.
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/0800Z NO VA EXP.
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/1400Z NO VA EXP.
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW.
VA BECOMING HARDER TO SEE IN SAT IMAGES. SOME REMAINING VA LIKELY
CIRCULATING W AROUND CLOSED LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190627/0200Z
DB JUN 2019 AAWU
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 14:00
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 04:00
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 18:45
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 15:03
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