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Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL100 EXT TO W AT 12/0230Z.

Thursday Apr 12, 2018 03:15 AM |

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

FVAU0190 at 03:10 UTC, 12/04/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180412/0310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/96
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL100 EXT TO W AT 12/0230Z.
OBS VA DTG: 12/0310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0311 E09824 - N0309 E09824 - N0308
E09816 - N0304 E09808 - N0310 E09806 - N0312 E09816 MOV W
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0910Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1510Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/2110Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 200M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MEDAN 12/0000Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180412/0910Z

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Friday, Feb 23, 2018
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