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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL160 AT 26/2342Z.

Mon, 27 May 2019, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:54 UTC, 26/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190526/2355Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/11
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL160 AT 26/2342Z.
OBS VA DTG: 27/2355Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 VRB10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0555Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1155Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1755Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 2500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY,
GROUND REPORT, MEDAN 26/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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