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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL150 MOV SW AT 08/1710Z.

Wednesday Feb 08, 2017 17:45 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 17:37 UTC, 08/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170208/1740Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/82
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL150 MOV SW AT 08/1710Z.
OBS VA DTG: 08/1740Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N0244 E09803 - N0244 E09825 - N0304
E09824 - N0305 E09802 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/2340Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0540Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1140Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV TO SW. VA HAS DETACHED FROM
VOLCANO. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT IMAGERY, MEDAN 08/1200Z SONDE AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170208/2340Z

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