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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL150 AT 13/0638Z OBS VA DTG: 13/0655Z

Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 07:00
07:00 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 06:54 UTC, 13/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200813/0655Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/15
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL150 AT 13/0638Z
OBS VA DTG: 13/0655Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 350/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1255Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1855Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0055Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL150. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED
ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 07:21
Vigorous explosion from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Today at 10:16 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded a powerful vulcanic eruption showering dense dark ash plume which reached approx. 30,000 ft (9,100 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the west and causes large ash fall onto the volcano's slopes and resident area. read all

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