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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 ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS 23/0130, MOV W/NW to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 02:00
02:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 01:46 UTC, 23/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200823/0146Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/56
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS
23/0130, MOV W/NW
OBS VA DTG: 23/0146Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N0309 E09824 - N0307 E09814 - N0317
E09759 - N0330 E09814 - N0310 E09825 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0746Z SFC/FL130 N0308 E09824 - N0307
E09813 - N0323 E09746 - N0341 E09807 - N0310 E09826
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1346Z SFC/FL130 N0308 E09824 - N0307
E09813 - N0324 E09745 - N0341 E09806 - N0310 E09826
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1946Z SFC/FL130 N0309 E09825 - N0306
E09814 - N0323 E09746 - N0341 E09807 - N0310 E09826
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL130 OBSERVED ON HIMAWARI-8
DATA. GROUND OBSERVATION CONFIRMED VA ERUPTION TO FL130.
FORECAST MOVEMENT AND PLUME HEIGHT BASED OM SATELLITE DATA
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200823/0746Z

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