Sakurajima volcano news

Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 17/1120Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Sun, 17 Mar 2019, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 17 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 17 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 45 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 17/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190317/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SAKURAJIMA [AIRA CALDERA] 282080
PSN: N3136 E13039
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 1117M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/102
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 17/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N3007 E13640 - N2931 E13514 - N2937 E13420 -
N2954 E13423 - N2951 E13515 - N3011 E13625 MOV E 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1720Z SFC/FL080 N2902 E13953 - N2806 E13730 -
N2816 E13552 - N2848 E13619 - N2902 E13803
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: WESTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190317/1800Z=

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