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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 ERUPTION OBS TO FL160 MOV ENE AT 17/0140Z

Sunday Dec 17, 2017 02:15 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 02:11 UTC, 17/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171217/0210Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/603
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, WEBCAM.
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL160 MOV ENE AT
17/0140Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/0210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N0314 E09820 - N0310 E09819 - N0307
E09825 - N0316 E09829 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0810Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1410Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/2010Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER TO
FL160 AT 17/0125Z. VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV ENE BUT WINDS
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, VONA AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171217/0810Z

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