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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL140 EXT SW OBS VA DTG: 28/0045Z

Thursday Sep 28, 2017 01:00 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 28 Sep 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 28 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 00:45 UTC, 28/09/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170928/0045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/497
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 EXT SW
OBS VA DTG: 28/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N0304 E09814 - N0302 E09817 - N0310
E09825 - N0312 E09822 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0645Z SFC/FL140 N0300 E09805 - N0252
E09815 - N0311 E09825 - N0313 E09822
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1845Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION 1800M ABV SUMMIT AT 27/2338Z.
VA CLEARLY SEEN ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE IN THE NEXT 6 HRS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170928/0645Z

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