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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL140 AT 17/1600Z OBS VA DTG: 17/2228Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Mon, 17 Aug 2020, 22:45
22:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 22:32 UTC, 17/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200817/2228Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/40
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, VOLCAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL140 AT 17/1600Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/2228Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N0309 E09814 - N0325 E09829 - N0317
E09839 - N0259 E09832 - N0259 E09823 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0428Z SFC/FL140 N0307 E09813 - N0324
E09830 - N0315 E09838 - N0256 E09830 - N0256 E09822
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1028Z SFC/FL140 N0306 E09818 - N0321
E09827 - N0315 E09838 - N0257 E09834 - N0253 E09822
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1628Z SFC/FL140 N0301 E09819 - N0312
E09813 - N0330 E09831 - N0323 E09841 - N0300 E09831
RMK: VA TO FL140 MOV TO NE. VA HEIGHT FROM IR TEMP. VA FCST
MOV FROM MODEL GUIDANCE. MODEL WINDS LIGHT AND VARIABLE,
REDUCING CONFIDENCE IN FCST.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200818/0428Z

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