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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 EMISSION TO FL110 MOV NW OBS AT 19/2350Z

Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 00:30
00:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 20 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 20 Aug 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 00:27 UTC, 20/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200820/0027Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/48
INFO SOURCE: GROUND OBSERVER, PIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION TO FL110 MOV NW OBS AT
19/2350Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/0027Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 VRB05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0627Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1227Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1827Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VA REPORTED TO 500M ABV SUMMIT MOV NW. VA INDISCERNIBLE
ON SAT IMG, HOWEVER VA IS STILL EXPECTED IN THE AREA. LIGHT
WINDS AT PLUME HEIGHT GIVES HIGH UNCERTAINTY IN PLUME
DIRECTION. ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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