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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL500 MOV NW AT 15KT OBS VA DTG: 25/0435Z to 50000 ft (15200 m)

Sat, 25 May 2019, 04:30
04:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 50000 ft (15200 m) altitude or flight level 500 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 04:24 UTC, 25/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190525/0435Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/8
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL500 MOV NW AT 15KT
OBS VA DTG: 25/0435Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL500 N0350 E09710 - N0446 E09706 - N0500
E09645 - N0445 E09633 - N0348 E09647 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1035Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1635Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/2235Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE SINCE 24/2300Z DUE TO MET CLOUD
OBSCURATION, HOWEVER SO2 SIGNAL STILL PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE
ON RGB IMAGERY MOV NW. VA EXPECTED TO HAVE DISSIPATED WITHIN
6 HRS. HEIGHT/MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, 24/2017Z
VONA & MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190525/1035Z

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Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 May-28 May 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

PVMBG reported that an eruption at Sinabung was recorded at 0253 on 25 May. An ash plume from the event drifted W and NW according to the Darwin VAAC; fog prevented ground-based visual observations. Ashfall was reported in several areas downwind according to a news article. ... Read all
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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style
Explosive
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