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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 OBS TO FL150 EXT TO SW OBS VA DTG: 16/2200Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sun, 16 Aug 2020, 22:00
22:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 21:57 UTC, 16/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200816/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/35
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA OBS TO FL150 EXT TO SW
OBS VA DTG: 16/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N0310 E09826 - N0251 E09815 - N0241
E09813 - N0243 E09808 - N0255 E09804 - N0310 E09816 - N0312
E09824 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0400Z SFC/FL150 N0311 E09826 - N0249
E09818 - N0255 E09805 - N0308 E09814 - N0312 E09822
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1000Z SFC/FL150 N0312 E09822 - N0312
E09827 - N0255 E09832 - N0250 E09819 - N0256 E09810
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1600Z SFC/FL150 N0312 E09821 - N0313
E09826 - N0253 E09833 - N0255 E09812
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL150 OBSERVED ON
MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND EC MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200817/0400Z

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