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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 OBS TO FL140 EXT TO W AT 21/0010Z.

Saturday Apr 21, 2018 00:30 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 21 Apr 2018
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 21 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 00:26 UTC, 21/04/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180421/0025Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/101
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 EXT TO W AT 21/0010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 21/0025Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N0310 E09825 - N0308 E09818 - N0310
E09814 - N0317 E09815 - N0313 E09824 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0625Z SFC/FL140 N0310 E09825 - N0308
E09818 - N0311 E09810 - N0319 E09811 - N0313 E09824
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1225Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1825Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON BOTH SATELLITE AND WEBCAM
IMAGERY EXTENDING TO FL140 AND MOV W. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON H-8 IMAGERY, MEDAN 20/12100Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. VA IS EXPECTED TO DISSPATE WITHIN 12HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180421/0625Z

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