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Suwanose-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLODED AT 20211008/0222Z FL050 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 08/0240Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Fri, 8 Oct 2021, 03:15
03:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:59 UTC, 08/10/21 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211008/0259Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SUWANOSEJIMA 282030
PSN: N2938 E12943
AREA: JAPAN
SUMMIT ELEV: 796M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/1080
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 JMA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLODED AT 20211008/0222Z FL050 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 08/0240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N2944 E12927 - N2941 E12944 - N2936 E12943 -
N2938 E12924 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0840Z SFC/FL080 N2934 E12943 - N2933 E12814 -
N3020 E12719 - N3035 E12735
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1440Z SFC/FL070 N3012 E12730 - N2937 E12943 -

N2917 E12632 - N3117 E12516 - N3135 E12607
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: VA HEIGHT UPDATED TO FL050 BASED ON GROUND REPORT.
NXT ADVISORY: 20211008/0600Z=

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