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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 VA DTG: 19/0430Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wed, 19 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 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 04:30 UTC, 19/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200819/0430Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/45
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL170
OBS VA DTG: 19/0430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N0303 E09820 - N0341 E09754 - N0349
E09834 - N0340 E09855 - N0304 E09831 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1030Z SFC/FL170 N0303 E09820 - N0335
E09748 - N0354 E09820 - N0341 E09847 - N0304 E09831
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1630Z SFC/FL170 N0303 E09820 - N0345
E09742 - N0357 E09809 - N0345 E09842 - N0304 E09832
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2230Z SFC/FL170 N0304 E09820 - N0346
E09747 - N0403 E09821 - N0346 E09847 - N0304 E09830
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER WEBCAMS INDICATE ONGOING ERUPTION. VA
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON OBS MOVEMENT AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200819/1030Z

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