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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: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL100 OBS 15/0745Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 08:00
08:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 07:54 UTC, 15/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200815/0755Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL100 OBS
15/0745Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/0755Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0309 E09827 - N0246 E09750 - N0229
E09736 - N0237 E09726 - N0253 E09733 - N0314 E09824 MOV SW
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1355Z SFC/FL100 N0310 E09829 - N0239
E09802 - N0252 E09749 - N0315 E09823
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1955Z SFC/FL100 N0310 E09829 - N0239
E09803 - N0252 E09749 - N0315 E09824
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0155Z SFC/FL100 N0310 E09829 - N0239
E09803 - N0252 E09749 - N0315 E09823
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA OBS CVGHM WEBCAM AT 15/0745Z AND TRUE
COLOUR VIS SAT IMG AT 16/0640Z BUT PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. GRND RPT OF ONGOING EMISSION TO 400M ABV SUMMIT AT
14/2302Z. VA HEIGHT BASED ON GRND RPT. VA FCST MOV FROM
CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200815/1355Z

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