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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 TO FL170 OBS MOV SW AT 18/0300Z OBS VA DTG: 18/0428Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 04:45
04:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 04:30 UTC, 18/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200818/0428Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, VOLCAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL170 OBS MOV SW AT 18/0300Z
OBS VA DTG: 18/0428Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N0317 E09820 - N0330 E09831 - N0324
E09842 - N0300 E09823 - N0251 E09752 - N0304 E09747 MOV SW
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1028Z SFC/FL170 N0300 E09830 - N0301
E09746 - N0315 E09745 - N0326 E09822 - N0347 E09831 - N0324
E09847
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1628Z SFC/FL170 N0301 E09832 - N0301
E09747 - N0316 E09748 - N0347 E09832 - N0333 E09847
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/2228Z SFC/FL170 N0303 E09832 - N0301
E09749 - N0316 E09748 - N0348 E09801 - N0345 E09840 - N0334
E09856
RMK: VA TO FL170 OBS ON IR AND RGB IMAGERY MOV SW. VA HEIGHT
BASED ON IR TEMP OF -1.5C AT 18/0300Z . VA TO FL140 MOV
SLOWLY NE. VA FCST MOV FROM SAT IMAGERY, MEDAN 18/0000Z
TRACE AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200818/1028Z

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